Xiaomei Cai is an associate in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, where much of her work focuses on representing life sciences, pharmaceutical and technology clients in intellectual property disputes.

    Xiaomei’s practice encompasses all facets of Hatch-Waxman litigation, including discovery, claim construction and Markman hearings, trials, injunction proceedings and appeals, before federal courts, as well as inter partes review proceedings before the PTAB. Xiaomei combines scientific acumen, most notably her expertise in pharmaceutical sciences, with a keen understanding of the legal issues that surround bringing a pharmaceutical product or a medical device to market.

    Xiaomei has served as a judicial intern in the US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, a summer intern with the US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, and a full-time employee in the genetic testing department of a cell and gene engineering company.

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    • Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2017
    • Tianjin University (China), M.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014
    • Tianjin University (China), B.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2011


    • Illinois, 2017


    • Mandarin
    • English
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