Grüneberg and Myers - Intellectual Property Law


Xue “Emma” Chen


Xue “Emma” Chen



Ms. Emma Chen is an attorney with a strong background in materials science and chemical engineering. Her technical experience spans research areas such as ceramic processing, lithium battery electrode materials, pulp and paper testing, and conductive thin films.

Ms. Chen’s broad-based work in intellectual property law has included U.S. district court motion practice, freedom to operate opinions, and design patent infringement analysis. She has also handled trademark applications and prosecution and copyright registration.

After completing her J.D., Ms. Chen furthered her IP-specific education by earning an LL.M in Intellectual Property at American University, which allowed her to dive more deeply into topics such as post-grant review and intellectual property policy. She has also worked to build trans-regional business cooperation by blogging in Chinese about patent litigation proceedings in U.S. district courts and at the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Before entering private practice, Ms. Chen clerked for the Hon. D. Dunbar Livingston, in the Chelsea District Court in Essex County, Massachusetts. Ms. Chen has also worked in the Lynn District Court in Essex County, Massachusetts.

In 2014, Ms. Chen placed highly in the writing competition held by the Boston Patent Law Association. Ms. Chen also won Third Prize in the Twenty-First (2004) National College Physics Competition held by the Beijing Physical Society.



The Washington College of Law, American University
LL.M, Intellectual Property

Suffolk University Law School

Miami University
M.S., Chemical Engineering

Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Bachelor of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering


Admissions and Registrations

•  Massachusetts
•  District of Columbia