Anna Yunan Yuan is an associate in the Patent Practice Group in Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on patent prosecution and counseling.
Ms. Yuan received her J.D. from Harvard Law School. During law school, she served as an executive editor of the Harvard International Law Journal and co-founded the Harvard China Law Association. She was also active in clinical and pro bono programs such as the Cyberlaw Clinic based at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and the Harvard Mediation Program. Ms. Yuan received her B.S. summa cum laude in computer engineering from Louisiana State University, with minors in computer science and mathematics.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Yuan worked as a program manager at Microsoft, where she led projects relating to software user interface design, software reliability, and software privacy compliance. She is a co-inventor of U.S. Patent No. 8,639,973. She has also worked as a facilities engineer at Chevron and as a software developer at Halliburton. Ms. Yuan is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese.
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