YIU F. AU
Mr. Au’s practice focuses on the development and enforcement of patent and other IP rights both domestically and abroad. Fluent in Chinese, Mr. Au has coupled his entrepreneurial background and passion for technology with his legal expertise to take on a diverse range of intellectual property law matters.
Mr. Au has represented clients from individual inventors to Fortune Global 500 companies in patent and IP related matters. Mr. Au’s experience in various practice areas enables him to offer a diverse range of services, including patent and trademark prosecution, IP counseling and portfolio management, invalidity and freedom to operate opinions, IP due diligence, technology transactions, and IP litigation.
Mr. Au has previously practiced patent and IP law at both international and boutique law firms in Washington, D.C. and Colorado. Mr. Au also has experience at the patent group of a major general practice firm in Taiwan. Prior to his law career, Mr. Au founded various ventures and successfully managed an e-commerce business. Mr. Au also has research experience in wireless networks, gas sensors, and MEMS and nanotechnology.
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
University of Maryland, B.S. Electrical Engineering
University of Maryland, B.S. Computer Science
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
American Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Colorado Intellectual Property American Inn of Court