About Quynh

headshotQuynh (“Quinn”) Chen is a bilingual attorney that has been admitted to practice in the Ninth Circuit of the United States Appellate Court. Her practice areas primarily focus on business law, civil litigation, family law, and business transactions. Quynh believes that it is common for various practice areas to be interconnected and that a well-rounded attorney can efficiently identify resolutions to these interconnected issues. Her interest is in software patents, technology, and helping underrepresented clients in her community.

As part of her interest in software patents, Ms. Chen is proficient in programming in Ruby on Rails, MEAN stack Javascript, and working with various databases. Ms. Chen programmed a Diversity Reporter Application that: populates a database of employee data from public diversity reports from companies with 100+ employees (EEO-1 Reports); creates a platform that allows entry of a company name and targeted diversity factor such as ethnicity and/or gender to reveal the percentage of employees at that company with the targeted diversity factor(s); presents a text box right below the results that allows the user to tweet on one click directly to a specific handle to share thoughts.

While at Golden Gate University, School of Law, she served as Vice President of Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.



  • “CASE Act Update: Enforcing Copyright Claim” for the Alameda County Bar Association (Mar. 2021)
  • “Overview of IP Protection & Enforcement” for the Alameda County Bar Association (Oct. 2019)
  • “Ethics for New Lawyers” for the Asian American Bar Association (Dec. 2018)
  • “Transforming into a First Year Associate – Perspective of a Solo Practitioner” for the Bay Area Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (Feb. 2015)

Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Section Committee of the Alameda County Bar Association (2017 to Present)

Co-Chair of the Cannabis Committee for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (2020-2021)


  • California Bar SBN 292889
  • Patent Bar No. 76786
  • Ninth Circuit of Appeals
  • Central District of California
  • Northern District of California
  • Eastern District of California
  • District of Colorado
  • Appeared pro hac vice in the District Court of Delaware