Kevin Xu (Shanghai IP Agency)

Kevin Xu (Shanghai IP Agency)

Senior Associate

Email [email protected]​

Phone +86 21 6136 3277

Fax +86 21 6122 3899

LanguagesChinese, English

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Kevin Xu is a U.S. licensed patent lawyer working in Shanghai. Kevin advises in the litigation, prosecution, and licensing of patents, trademarks and copyrights. He counsels clients in diverse electrical and computer fields as well as the mechanical arts.  

In particular, Kevin has experience in the fields of internet technologies, wireless communications, software and business method related applications, medical devices, automotive equipment, and clean energy technology. Kevin is a former Patent Examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where he examined patents in the area of Computer Graphics Processing and Visual Display Systems.

Kevin is conversationally fluent in Mandarin.

Education and admissions


B.S. Electrical Computer Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, magna cum laude

J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law


Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

Member, Eta Kappa Nu

Bar admissions and qualifications

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

New Jersey

Representative experience

Advised well-known global semiconductor manufacturer on the invalidation of Chinese patents concerning near-field communication technology.

Advised global Chinese mobile communications company in the enforcement and invalidity defense of its fast-charging related patent in Japan.

Advising a global automotive turbocharger manufacturer on pre-litigation matters in China including claim construction, claim mapping and damages calculations.

Advising world-leading U.S. universities and hospitals on their intellectual property licensing or technology-focused collaborations in China.  

Prosecuting U.S. patent applications for a Fortune 10 technology company relating to solid state memory, image processing, 3-D rendering, and other related technologies.

Prosecuting U.S. patent applications for a world-leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles relating to flight control systems.

Advising well-known futurniture-maker on its design patent enforcement and prosecution strategies in China.

Advised world-leading printed circuit board manufacturer on the review of its intellectual property as part of a diligence report for interested bidders.

Advised leading green technology company on its patent drafting and filing strategy in China.

Advised two well-known wireless communications companies on patent litigation in China covering dual SIM card functionality and LTE-based technology.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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