Allen Hsu

Counselor

Allen Hsu has handled prosecution, cancellation and infringement assessment matters for IBM, Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Qualcomm Inc. He has ever taught in the National Chiao Tung University, Graduate School of Technology Law, on the following topics: "How to Read and Draft a Patent Specification " and "Patentability on Business Methods and Computer Software Inventions" in 2000 – 2003. He has the following publications:


(1)Topic: "Concerns and Solutions Regarding Means-Plus-Function Language in the Newly Released Patent Examination Guidelines on Computer Software Related Inventions," Intellectual Property Right Monthly, issued by the Intellectual Property Office in December 1999


(2)Topic: "Meaning of Literal Infringement in the Patent Infringement Assessment Guidelines," National Chiao Tung University, Graduate School of Technology Law, Technology Law Forum Symposium, November 2001


(3)Topic: "Broadest and Reasonable Construction of the Protection Scope of Means-Plus-Function Elements," National Chiao Tung University, Graduate School of Technology Law, Technology Law Forum Symposium, November 2002


(4) Topic: "Tactics of Drafting a Patent Specification," Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology, Intellectual Property Right Bi-monthly, March 2004

    Educational Background

    Franklin Pierce Law Center, Summer School (2000.5 – 2000.7)
    University of Houston, Clear Lake, Master of Science Degree in Automatic Controlling and Monitoring Engineer (1989.9 – 1991.6)
    National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineer (1986.9 – 1988.6)

    Practices

    Allen focuses his practice on client counseling, opinion writing, and preparing patent applications in a range of technologies, including mechanical devices, MEMS devices, electrical devices, computer software, business methods, and semiconductor devices. He is experienced in patent opposition, cancellation, patent infringement assessment.

    Experiences

    Top Team International Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Engineer (1991.10-1993.6)






    Contact Information  

    Taipei Office
    Telephone:+886-2-2715-3300 Ext.2207
    Fax:+886-2-2718-8497
    E-Mail:allenhsu@leeandli.com