Sophie Yu

Sophie Yu is an associate in the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Technology Transactions Practice and the Life Sciences Licensing Practice.

Ms. Yu’s practice focuses on corporate and intellectual property transactions for public and emerging life science companies and has experience:

  • Drafting and negotiating licensing, development and commercialization collaborations 
  • Drafting complex commercial agreements 
  • Conducting intellectual property diligence

Prior to law school, Ms. Yu was a staff biologist at Merck Research Laboratories where she worked on developing novel therapeutics to treat Alzheimer’s Disease.

Prior to attending law school, she earned a Masters in Biotechnology and a BS in Microbiology & Immunology from McGill University.