Chris Liu represents industrial, commercial, and individual clients in patent litigation, inter partes reviews, trade secret, cross-border IP licensing, and patent prosecution matters.
Chris has successfully represented clients in the United States, Canada, Europe, mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in a wide variety of technologies. His experience includes consumer electronics, integrated circuit (IC) designs, semiconductor equipment, microelectronic devices and packaging, medical devices and diagnostic equipment, big data, block chain, artificial intelligence (AI), telecommunications equipment and network infrastructure, credit cards, privacy and data security, data encryption, electro-optical material and device, MEMS (microelectromechanical systems), mobile web, Fabry-Perot etalon, LED control circuit, tunable laser, tunable filter, fiber optics, optical coherence tomography, variable optical attenuator, hyper-spectral imaging, and fiber optic switches.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Chris conducted high-energy particle physics research at Fermilab and intracranial electroencephalography (iEEG) brain function research at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital. He also worked as a software engineer for a major IT company and as a technical marketing specialist at a start-up company.
Chris maintains an active pro bono practice that includes working with the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to seek benefit improvements for veterans.
Chris is a native Mandarin speaker. He is a member of American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association. He has spoken on IP issues affecting Asian companies and on big data.
- The George Washington University (J.D. 2013); Brandeis University (M.S. in Physics 2005/Ph.D. candidate); University of Massachusetts, Amherst (M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering 2001); University of Science and Technology of China (B.S. in Physics 1997)
- District of Columbia, Massachusetts, U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
- Mandarin (native) and English