Cynthia M. Ho
Cynthia Ho teaches courses in intellectual property, including Patent Law, Comparative Patent Law, Policy & Health Care and a survey class on intellectual property. Ho has written articles on various aspects of intellectual property law that have appeared in major law reviews, and she has been cited in several intellectual property and patent law case books. She has made important contributions in the area of international intellectual property, as well as patent issues involving biotechnology and health policy. Ho was a consultant to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity on the issue of the intersection of international patent law and biotechnology, and she also provided consultation to the National Institutes of Health. In addition, she has authored articles on international intellectual property issues in biotechnology for the ENCYCLOPEDIA ON ETHICAL, LEGAL AND POLICY ISSUES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY. Prior to joining the Loyola faculty, Ho was an associate at Fish & Neave, where she litigated high-technology cases and drafted and prosecuted patent applications.