Louis Wai
Louis WaiAssociate
Louis specializes in intellectual property litigation with an emphasis in patent litigation. He represents clients in diverse technical fields, ranging from biotechnology to computer software and hardware. In 2016, Louis was part of the Better Mouse Company, LLC v. SteelSeries ApS, et al. trial team that secured a defense-side victory against a non-practicing entity in the Eastern District of Texas. Among other things, Louis second-chaired portions of the trial and played a key role in the development and presentation of the invalidity side of the case.

Louis attended the University of California, Davis School of Law where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. While in law school, he served as an Articles Editor of the UC Davis Law Review, participated in the Moot Court program, and received Witkin Awards in his Evidence and International Business Transactions classes.

Before law school, Louis studied microbiology at Imperial College London in England. He graduated with First Class Honors, was in the top 10% of his class, and also received the June Mahon Memorial Prize for Excellence in the Study of Immunology. During his studies at Imperial College, Louis acquired laboratory research experience when he conducted his Final Year Research Project on purifying and extracting a deubiquitinating enzyme from the Malaria parasite.

Prior to joining Turner Boyd, Louis spent a summer clerking at a patent prosecution firm in Orange County and another summer working at the California Law Revision Commission.

  • University of California, Davis School of Law, J.D., 2013 (Order of the Coif)
  • Imperial College London, B.S. in Microbiology, 2010


Great SCOTUS, Batman! The Term the Supreme Court Got an IP Bee in Its Bonnet, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, Berkeley (2014)