Joey Liu discusses the ins and outs of patents in the United States. By using specific case examples from companies such as Qualcomm, Nortel, Motorola, and Adaptix, he details specific approaches and procedures to obtaining a patent. In addition, Joey discusses the criteria the United States Patent and Trademark Office uses to review proposed patents to determine patentability, and provides useful tips to help your clients patent their ideas. This program offers updated information for the experienced IP practitioner, as well as great starting points for new practitioners.
Joey Liu, Partner, One LLP, Newport Beach, CA
Joey is a patent attorney with extensive experience handling complex intellectual property matters for some of the largest companies in the United States, including Advanced Medical Optics, Broadcom, Charles Schwab, and Intel. With a background in electrical and computer engineering, he has handled a number of patent matters related to computer software and hardware (on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants)–ranging from optical drives to wireless communication devices to e-business applications. Before law school, Joey was an electrical/software engineer and product manager for an Orange County network software company where he developed network device drivers for PC-to-Host connectivity products.