Linda Yang, Intellectual Property Attorney

Yan “Linda” Yang
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Yan “Linda” Yang is a member of Taylor English’s Intellectual Property Department where she focuses her practice on trademark and copyright matters. In addition to handling routine U.S. trademark and copyright applications, prosecution, license, assignments, and infringement enforcement, she also assists clients with managing their international IP portfolios and advises clients on strategies relating to IP protection in China and other foreign countries. Ms. Yang also has experience in assisting clients with health care regulatory compliance matters.

Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Ms. Yang has helped clients with a variety of IP-related matters relating to manufacturing or selling in China, such as due diligence and contract drafting and negotiating.

Ms. Yang has been a speaker and writer on intellectual property matters, analyzing cases relating to trademarks and speaking on topics such as trademarks and branding, E-commerce, and cyber security and data protection issues.

Ms. Yang obtained her undergraduate law degree in Beijing, China. She received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School.


International Trademark Association (INTA):  INTA Bulletins Committee, Member, 2019–2020

Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association, Member

Southeast Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Woman, Member

Chattanooga Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member 

Foreign Languages


Speaking Engagements



Vanderbilt University Law School, JD, 2014

China University of Political Science and Law, LLB, 2011

Oxford University Oriel College, Common Law, European Law, English Contract Law, Oxford, UK, 2009

Bar Admissions

Tennessee, 2015