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Huihong Qiao, M.D., M.S., J.D.
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Huihong Qiao, M.D., M.S., J.D.

Patent Attorney


*Practice limited to matters at federal courts and agencies, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Profile

Bar Admissions

  • State of Missouri (2017)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2011)


  • J.D. (2016)
    St. Louis University

  • M.S. (1997)
    Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (Biochemistry), Beijing, China

  • M.D. (1994)
    Norman Bethune Medical College, Jilin University, Changchun, China


  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin dialect)


  • Co-Inventor and Co-Applicant, U.S. Patent Application 14/325,688, “FORMULATIONS FOR PREVENTING AND TREATING DECREASING PLATELET CELL COUNTS”, filed on July 8, 2014.


  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health

Professional Experience

  • Medical research experience: former research associate at Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Pharmagenesis Inc., Tri- Prime Genetic Engineering Co., National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Carter Center of Immunology at University of Virginia School of Medicine.
  • Intellectual property management experience: former project manager at Crystal Spring Health LLC, Iduna LLC, and former intern at Office of Technology Transfer and Development, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Patent law experience: former extern at U.S. Patent & Trademark Office; former student attorney at entrepreneurship and IP clinic at St. Louis University School of Law, and former law clerk at Anova Law Group

Professional Membership

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Association of Immunologists

Presentations and Publications

  • Qiao, Huihong, Co-Author, “Regulation of NK Cell Repertoire and Function in the Liver,” 31 Critical Reviews in Immunology 43-52 (2011).
  • Qiao, Huihong, Co-Author, “Src-like Adaptor Protein (SLAP) is Upregulated in Antigen-stimulated Mast Cells and Acts as a Negative Regulator,” 46 Molecular Immunology 2133-2139 (2009).
  • Qiao, Huihong, Co-Author, “FcepsilonR1 and Toll-like Receptors Mediate Synergistic Signals to Markedly Augment Production of Inflammatory Cytokines in Murine Mast Cells,” 107 Blood 610-618 (2006).
  • Qiao, Huihong, Co-Author, “Expression of Human Recombinant Heat Shock Protein 90 in E. coli,” 16 Chin J. Immunology 119-121 (2000).
  • Qiao, Huihong, Co-Author, “Inhibition of Monocytes Adhesion to the Intima of Arterial Wall by Local Expression of Antisense Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1” 29 China J. Pathology 107-108 (2000).
  • Qiao, Huihong, Co-Author, “The Effects of Heat Shock Protein 90 Vaccine on the Growth of Tumor in Mice,” 21 China J. Oncology 19-21 (1999).
  • Qiao, Huihong, Co-Author, “Comparative Study of Expression Levels of the Major Human Heat Shock Proteins in Cancer and Normal Tissues,” 20 China J. Oncology 277-279 (1998).
  • Qiao, Huihong, Co-Author, “Heat Shock Proteins, Candidates as Tumor Vaccines, A Review,” 43 Journal of Norman Bethune Medical College 15-16 (1997).
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