Amy Xu, graduated from Fudan University in 1990 with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering (B.S.E.E.) and then she received another B.S.E.E. and a master degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1991 and 1993. Then she went to William Mitchell College of Law and received a J.D. in 1997.
Xu is recognized as one of the distinguished and outstanding patent attorneys in the legal profession. She worked for Merchant & Gould from 1991 to 2001, and then she served as a senior associate, partner, and Of Counsel at Dorsey & Whitney since 2001. Now, Xu is working to support Alibaba Group’s international growth plans as chief patent counsel.