Coats and Bennett, PLLC Attorney Named to North Carolina Chinese Business Association Board

Letao Qin Named Vice President for 2013-2014 Term

Cary, NC, April 06, 2013 --( Coats and Bennett, PLLC (, an intellectual property law firm, has announced that Letao Qin, an associate attorney with the firm, has been named vice president of the North Carolina Chinese Business Association (NCCBA). The NCCBA is a non-profit association made up of China-focused professionals and businesses. The organization serves as a forum for networking, creating and maintaining successful businesses, and encouraging and facilitating coaching and consultation among its members. The NCCBA serves as a major catalyst in bridging the China-North Carolina business relationship. Qin’s role as vice president will utilize her expertise by focusing her efforts on intellectual property issues encountered by members.

Qin, who is a native of China and is fluent in Mandarin, holds a doctorate in astrophysics and has a wealth of engineering and legal experience. As a patent attorney, her practice focuses on preparing and filing patent applications, and obtaining patents internationally for her clients. Qin has worked with patented technology in a variety of technical fields, with particular expertise in wireless communication and networking technologies.

“This is a great opportunity for me to share my knowledge and expertise with my fellow Chinese colleagues,” said Qin. “I am excited to join the NCCBA board and help the organization serve as a resource for Chinese professionals in the Triangle.”

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