Hao is a patent consultant specializing in chemistry, biotechnology, life science, pharmaceuticals, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, cellular biology, stem cell, diabetes, neuroscience and plant variety rights. She advises on oppositions, performs legal investigations and acts as a technical representative in litigations.
Hao, who is originally from Peking, is our contact person for the Chinese market. She is active in cultivating business contacts between Europe and China.
Hao took her doctorate in medical molecular biology at the Umeå University. She has done postdoctoral work in the USA in the fields of medicine and neuroscience.
The Swedish Government has appointed Hao to serve as a technical expert in the Stockholm District Court and the Svea Court of Appeal. The appointed technical experts are professors, patent attorneys or scientists/researchers who assist the Swedish courts with expertise in patent cases. Hao has served as a technical expert for the Svea Court of Appeal in a patent dispute between AstraZeneca and Sandoz.
From her research, Hao has published a number of scientific articles, including:
1) Nature Genetics 23, p. 67-70
2) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105 (27), p. 9397-9402
3) Neural Development 2012, 7:10
Ph. D. Medical Molecular Biology, Umeå University, 2001
M. Sc., Molecular Biology, Umeå University, 1996