Mr. Chen is a partner at LKP Global Law, LLP specializing in intellectual property law. Mr. Chen has counseled start-up and Fortune 500 companies in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law. He has concentrated his practice in the areas of patent procurement before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and other foreign countries. Mr. Chen’s experience is primarily in the life sciences industry, but he has extensive experience in electrical, computer, and Internet technologies as well. Mr. Chen has successfully prepared and prosecuted patent applications in the fields of chemistry, medical devices, biopharmaceuticals, diagnostic devices, casino gaming technology, automotive-related devices, mechanical devices, electronics, computer hardware and software, computer systems and networks, e-commerce, Internet-related technology, and business methods.

Additionally, Mr. Chen has extensive experience in conducting studies and rendering opinions regarding the validity and non-infringement of patents. He has conducted studies concerning product clearance and competitor patent portfolios as well as developing and implementing strategic patent portfolios. Mr. Chen also has experience in a wide array of licensing matters involving intellectual property, due diligence investigations, and other transactional intellectual property matters. Mr. Chen also has experience in litigation of patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property matters.

Prior to joining LKP Global Law, Mr. Chen was an associate at Steptoe & Johnson LLP and Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP. Mr. Chen received his Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of California, Irvine in Biology and Chemistry in 1994, his Masters of Science in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University in 1996, and his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in 2000. Mr. Chen is a member of the State Bar of California and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Andrew B.Chen