Jong-Jin (JJ) Han

Patent Agent

Jong-Jin (JJ) Han focuses on drafting and prosecuting domestic/international biotechnology-related patent applications in the fields of life sciences and agricultural sciences. He concentrates his practice on molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, plant biology, genetics, epigenetics, genomics, neurobiology and environmental science with particular expertise in gene editing and silencing by DNA mutagenesis (T-DNA and DNA transposons), RNA interference and CRISPR-CAS9.

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  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
    PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology

  • Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
    MS, Molecular and Life Sciences

  • Korea University
    BS, Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences

Admissions & Credentials

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office