Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane, P.C. is pleased to welcome Run_Zhi Lai, Ph.D. as an associate in the firm. Dr. Lai handles patent matters over a range of technologies in the life sciences, electrochemical and electromechanical arts. Dr. Lai focuses his practice on patent preparation, prosecution, and litigation support for domestic and international clients.

Dr. Lai has over a decade of academic and industrial R&D experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, molecular biology, and electrochemistry. During this period, Dr. Lai developed several in vivo and in vitro assays for various membrane receptor proteins and neural toxins.

Dr. Lai received his Juris Doctor from The University of Michigan Law School, his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University and his Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from Huazhong Agricultural University.

To learn more about Dr. Lai, please see his professional biography here.