Michael Sun

Counselor

Michael is a counselor at the patent department of Lee and Li. He focuses his practice in patent law, with a particular emphasis on patent infringement/validity assessments, and design patents. Michael has many years of experience in patent litigation support, patent invalidation/cancellation actions, administrative suits and patent prosecutions in both China and Taiwan. He has assisted clients in numerous industries, such as automobile industry, semiconductor industry, automation industry, and medical device industry. Michael was admitted to the bar in New York and Massachusetts in 2005. He has also been a patent attorney (agent) in Taiwan and in China since 1998 and 2012, respectively, and passed the Chinese bar exam in 2013. Michael periodically publishes patent law-related articles in both English and Chinese in respected local journals such as the Taiwan Intellectual Property Right Journal, Science & Technology Law Review and National Science, Taiwan Patent Attorneys Journal and Technology Law Symposium.

    Educational Background

    Franklin Pierce Law Center (Juris Doctor joint MIP, 2004)
    Chiao-Tung University (Master in ME., 1992)
    Chiao-Tung University (Bachelor in CE, 1990)

    Practices

    Patent Infringement Assessment,Patent Litigation Support,Patent Validity Assessment,Patent Specification Drafting and Response to Office Action,Patent Invalidation Action,Patent Search,Patent Administrative Suit,

    Experiences

    National Taipei University of Technology (Assistant Professor, 2005 till now)
    GIGA-BYTE Technology Co., Ltd, (Deputy Manager of IP Dept. 1999~2002)
    Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Science Service Company (Senior Specialist, 1998~1999)
    Taiwan Patent Attorney (2009)
    China Patent Attorney (2012)
    China Lawyer Qualification (2014)

    Qualifications

    2005/U.S.
    State Bar of New York (2005)
    State Bar of Massachusetts (2005)
    Taiwan Patent Agent (2000)
    Taiwan Patent Attorney (2009)
    China Patent Attorney (2012)
    China Lawyer Qualification (2014)



    Language

    Chinese, English

    Publications

    Post-Grant Patent Invalidation Actions, National Science and Technology Law Symposium (2007)
    Introduction and Comments on U.S. Patent Reform Act, Science & Technology Law Review (Sep.2007)
    Inequitable conducts - failure of compliance with duty disclosure, National Science and Technology Law Symposium (2006)
    The Requirement of Best Mode in U.S. Patent Specification, Taiwan Intellectual Property Right Journal (Volume.91, 2006)
    Claim Construction Taiwan Intellectual Property Right Journal (Volume.82, 2005)
    Right of Celebrity, National Science and Technology Law Symposium (2005)
    U.S. Patent Reexamination Procedure and Legislative History Thereof, Taiwan Intellectual Property Right Journal (Volume.73, 2005)
    U.S. Gross License of Trademark as Abandonment Thereof, Taiwan Intellectual Property Right Journal (volume.63, 2004)
    Introduction on Article 101 of U.S. patent Law, Taiwan Intellectual Property Right Journal (valume.57, 2003)
    U.S. Patent Contributory Infringement and Implied License, National Science and Technology Law Symposium (2003)


    Contact Information  

    Taipei Office
    Telephone:+886-2-2715-3300 Ext.2449
    Fax:+886-2-2718-8497
    E-Mail:michaelsun@leeandli.com