Education and Clerkships

J.D., John Marshall Law School, 2018 (expected),  

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2011

B.S., Nanjing University China, 2003, First Honor

  • Law Intern/Extern to the Hon. Judge Gary Feinerman, 2018


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2018


Chinese (Mandarin)


Shenshen Li is a patent agent in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Chicago office of Haynes and Boone. His practice focuses on patent prosecution. Prior to joining the firm, Shenshen headed the R&D of materials development and chemistry research at a leading global plastics packaging company.

Shenshen understands your inventions – as he is himself a prolific inventor with nine (9) patents filed in his name. Shenshen also has diverse and in-depth academic research experiences spanning areas such as advanced materials, renewable energy, catalysis, and synthetic chemistry.

Professional Recognition

  • Hon. Howard T. Markey Distinguished Scholarship, 2014-2018
  • NSF Scholar, National Science Foundation and Green Chemistry Institute of the American Chemical Society, 2009

Professional and Community Activities

  • Judge for the InnoSTARS cross-border start-up competition, 2018
  • Co-chair for the 18th annual conference for the Chinese American Chemical Society (Great Lakes Chapter), 2014
  • Peer Reviewer for 18 leading scientific journals, 2013-present

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