Kevin Xu

Kevin Xu

Associate, Shanghai

Email kevin.xu@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +86 21 6136 3277

Fax +86 21 6122 3899

LanguagesChinese, English

Practice groupIntellectual Property

Kevin is a U.S. licensed and trained 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

Education

B.S. Electrical Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, magna cum laude

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

Memberships

Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

Member, Eta Kappa Nu

Bar admissions and qualifications

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

New Jersey

Representative experience

Advising well-known Japanese video game and digital entertainment company in China on the invalidation of patents relating to virtual reality headsets.

Assisting well-known German luxury car manufacturer in the handling of the invalidation of mechanical patents relating to wheel and door lock structures.

Advising world-leading green technology company on their patent drafting and filing strategy in China.

Assisting world-leading printed circuit board manufacturer in the review of their intellectual property in China as part of an evaluation report for interested bidders.

Assisting in advising a famous provider of speciality paper in evaluating their intellectual property enforcement options in China related to counterfeit products.

Advised and managed the prosecution of Chinese patent portfolios for a famous toy company and famous U.S. financial payments company.

Advised famous toy company in the administrative enforcement of their patents in China covering a variety of seasonal and holiday toys.

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

Advised on pre-litigation matters in China for a well known consumer electronics company including claim construction, claim charting and coordination with teardown labs.

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