Current Employment

2016–Present   University of Surrey School of Law
Professor and Chair of Law and Health Sciences
– 2016–2018 Director of Research (Impact)
– 2016–2017 & 2018–2019 School of Law Researcher of the Year

2013–Present   University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) David Geffen School of Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor
– 2013–2015 Visiting Assistant Professor
– Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research (GIM/HSR)


2011–2012   Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Intern Physician

– Member: Quality Improvement and Ethics Committees.

2005–2011   University of California, San Diego (UCSD)       

Doctor of Medicine, MD

– Recipient of the Weiss Medical Research Scholarship for research in Preventive Medicine (2010)

2007–2011   Yale Law School                          

Juris Doctor, JD

– Editor and Submissions Editor: Yale Journal of Law and Technology & Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics

– Recipient of a Kirby Simon Fellowship for International Human Rights Work (2008).

2001–2005    Emperor’s College                                               

Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine, MTOM, Summa Cum Laude

2000–2005    University of California, Los Angeles                

Bachelor of Science, BS, Summa Cum Laude

  • Selected as one of six UCLA Seniors of the Year (2005)
  • Recipient of the UCLA Alumni Association Distinguished Bruin Award Scholarship (2004) and the Michael C. Dunn, M.D. Memorial Scholarship (2004)
  • Highest Departmental Honors and College Honors, Member Phi Beta Kappa (2005)

Summer 2002          Shanghai Jiao Tong University                                 Foreign Language Immersion Program (Mandarin Chinese)


2018–Present       Fellow, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)

  • Member Number: 39967

2018–Present       Accredited Mediator, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)

2017–Present       Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

  • Reference: PR140105

2017–Present       Solicitor in England and Wales (non-practicing)

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority ID: 641240

2014–Present       Diplomate

  • American Board of Legal Medicine (ABLM): 61114-838

2012–Present       Physician and Surgeon

  • California License Number: A122515

2012–Present       Attorney (Esq.)

  • California Bar Registration Number: 281641
  • New York Bar Registration Number: 5053673

2011–Present       Patent Attorney

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Registration Number: 68178

2005–Present   Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) California License Number: 10803 (inactive)


2018–Present   JAMS International

Mediator and Arbitrator

2016–Present   Brown, Neri, Smith & Khan, LLP


2013–2016       One LLP

Of Counsel

2012–2016       Southwestern Law School

Associate Professor

  • Teaching Subjects: Torts, Health Care Regulations and Practices, Patent Law, and Comparative Sexual Orientation Law.
  • 2012–2014: Co-Director of the Summer Law Program in Vancouver at University of British Columbia.

2009–2012       World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)


2010                Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA)


2008–2010       World Health Organization (WHO)


2006–2010       UCLA Center for East-West Medicine


2009                Health Research For Action (HERA)


2009 Summer  Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP

Summer Associate

2008 Summer  World Health Organization (WHO) Intern, Department of Technical Cooperation for Essential Drugs and Traditional Medicine


2019–Present   American Bar Association (ABA) IP Section Landslide Magazine


2019–Present   International Law Association


2018–2019       European Commission Expert Working Group on New Tech Formation


2017–2020       Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Peer Review College

Academic College Reviewer

2014–2016       Judge Paul R. Michel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court


2013–2016       Valley Community Healthcare

Board of Governors    Member of the Medical Affairs Committee