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Shelly Fujikawa, Ph.D., JD
Patent Attorney

Shelly Fujikawa

“I love the flexibility and focus on client service at Leber IP Law. 
Our work-life balance, reduced focus on billable hours, and strong team relationships 
result in less stress for our staff and excellent service to our clients.”

Shelly with her family

Shelly Fujikawa's practice focuses on chemical, pharmaceutical, life science, and mechanical device patent prosecution, strategy, and diligence matters.


Shelly earned a B.S. in Chemistry with high distinction and honors from the Harvey Mudd College and a Ph.D. in Genetics from the Harvard University. She received a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. 


Shelly advises clients in patent matters in a wide variety of chemical, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical industries, including drug candidates in various stages of development, biofuels, RNAi, antibodies, small molecules, and mechanical devices. Shelly especially enjoys understanding a client’s business objectives and then applying her expertise and experience in patent law, chemistry, and biotechnology to ensure those objectives are met. 

In Shelly’s spare time, she volunteers for Scouts BSA and her sons’ schools. Taking advantage of all living in Seattle has to offer, she enjoys spending time with family, cooking, fishing, hiking and camping. 

Contact Shelly




  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Chemistry

  • Biotechnology

  • Education

    J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2008

    Ph.D., Genetics, Harvard University, 2003

    B.S., Chemistry with high distinction and honors, Harvey Mudd College, 1998


    Washington State, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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