Wei Yuan, Ph.D., has a broad patent practice, ranging from patent portfolio development, client counseling, and patent prosecution in the United States and foreign jurisdictions to patent litigation. Wei assists clients across a range of technical fields, including medical devices, computer graphics, telecommunication, networks, software, and business methods.
Wei focuses on all aspects of patent prosecution, including drafting, prosecuting, and appealing U.S. patent applications related to medical devices, consumer electronics, software, telecommunications, and business methods. He also helps clients prosecute patent applications in foreign jurisdictions.
In his counseling practice, Wei assists clients with strategic counseling, including domestic and international portfolio management. He counsels clients on due diligence and pre-litigation matters, providing noninfringement and invalidity opinions.
Before joining Finnegan, Wei served as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), where he examined patent applications related to computer graphics, including 2D and 3D image processing. Previously, he worked as a technical specialist at a boutique patent litigation law firm for three years.
He provided technical support for patent litigation cases in the International Trade Commission (ITC) and district courts, including conducting pre-filing patent infringement investigations and drafting infringement and invalidity contentions.
Through his graduate studies, Wei gained extensive research experience in medical imaging and microcirculation. His dissertation research focused on measuring the permeability of cerebral microvessels to nano-particles using electronic microscope and 2D/3D image processing.
- Georgetown University Law Center J.D., 2016
- City College of the City University of New Yor Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, 2009
- Nanjing University B.S., Computer Science, 1999
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Activities :
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
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