Julia Ai graduated from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 1993. She entered a dual J.D./M.D. program at Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, NJ and UMDNJ-RWJ Medical School – Camden, NJ. She received her J.D. with honors in 2001 and her M.D. in 2002.
As a law student, Ms. Ai was awarded a Dean’s Merit Scholarship. She served as a staff member and Notes & Casenotes Editor on the Rutgers Law Journal. She published a note titled, Does EMTALA apply to inpatients located anywhere in a hospital? 32 RUTGERS L.J. 549-581 (2001). Ms. Ai participated in the summer associate program of 2000 at Reed Smith LLP in Philadelphia, PA. She focused on intellectual property matters including trademarks and copyrights as well as health care related matters. Ms. Ai also participated in the summer associate program of 2001 at Morrison & Foerster LLP in Palo Alto, CA. She focused on patent litigation and prosecution matters including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. Ms. Ai is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Ms. Ai’s medical background includes post-graduate internal medicine training at the University of Nevada, Reno. Ms. Ai’s medical expertise includes licensing, hospital law, health care fraud and abuse, compliance, and medical malpractice and liability. In addition, her patent practice is focused on biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.
Ms. Ai was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2002 and the District of Columbia Bar in 2003. She is a member of American Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the District of Columbia Bar Association.