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Ph.D., Microbiology & Immunology, University of Rochester

M.S., Biological Resources Engineering, University of Maryland

B.Eng., South China University of Technology

Bar and Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Cantonese Chinese


Xiaomin (Jasmine) Su, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Jasmine is a patent agent with a Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology. Her area of specialty is intellectual property matters related to biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. Prior to joining the firm, Jasmine was a member of the research faculty at Georgetown University, where she focused on therapeutic development for brain disorders and cancers.

Representative Experience

  • Utilizes broad scientific knowledge in microbiology, immunology, neuroscience, and bioengineering as well as knowledge of technology transfer and patent law within specialized analysis and strategy roles.
  • Experience writing and editing federal grant proposals, manuscripts, technical reports, start-up business plans, patentability opinions, freedom-to-operate opinions, and provisional patent applications.
  • Extensive technical experience with small molecule pharmaceuticals, vaccines, antibody engineering, genome editing, and virus-mediated gene delivery.

Professional Experience

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery (2013-Present)
  • Technology Transfer Intern, Georgetown University, Office of Technology Commercialization (2015)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Georgetown University Medical Center (2010-2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Department of Neurosurgery (2008-2010)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Rochester Medical Center (2003-2007)
  • Research Assistant, University of Maryland, Microbiotechnology Laboratory (2001-2003)


  • Association of Women in Science, DC Chapter (2010-2014)
    • Vice President, Programs (2013-2014)