Hao specializes in chemistry and biotechnology. She obtained a Ph.D. degree in Medical Molecular Biology at Umeå University in 2000. Following more than 12 years of academic experience in Sweden and in the United States, she became a patent consultant in 2009. She is engaged in all types of patent cases within the entire field of chemistry and also the fields with interdisciplinary characteristics. Furthermore, she provides counselling in the field of supplementary protection certificates (SPC). With her technical expertise within the interdisciplinary fields, she has acted as a technical counsel for lawyers in private practice in a number of court proceedings. Hao is appointed by the government of Sweden to serve as a technically qualified member of the Patent and Market Court (PMD) and the Patent and Market Court of Appeal (PMÖD). She has previously acted as a technically qualified member of the Stockholm District Court and the Svea Court of Appeal in a number of patent litigations concerning pharmaceutical products.
Hao enjoys spending her spare time with her family and friends. She likes hiking, reading, painting and listening to instrumental music.