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Mr. Xu is a member of the Intellectual Property Group and is based in the Washington, DC office. He specializes in intellectual property litigation before federal district courts and International Trade Commissions (ITC) as well as post-grant review proceedings (e.g., IPRs, CBMs) before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). His practice also includes domestic and international client intellectual property counseling. Mr. Xu's work experience encompasses various industry sectors, focusing on HighTech (computer software and hardware, Internet-related technologies, semiconductors, and electronic circuit design), fintech (banking and financial industry), as well as digital pharmaceuticals (medical devices).
Before practicing law, Mr. Xu worked as a software architect, technical manager, and senior software engineer in the wireless and software industries as well as government IT field. He had hands-on experience and is familiar with the technologies for mobile devices using iOS, Android OS, Blackberry (RIM) OS, Windows Mobile OS, and Palm OS. He is also familiar with program languages including C#, Java, C++, C as well as various web and application frameworks.
Mr. Xu has been selected as a "Rising Star" in the 2015 and 2016 Washington DC Super Lawyers.
Personal Audio v. Acer et al. (E.D. Tex) – Counsel represented Acer, Toshiba, and Barnes & Noble in patent infringement litigation involving audio players.
Walker Digital v. Myspace et al. (D. Del) – Counsel represented Google in patent litigation involving social networking product. Prevailed on summary judgment and in CBMs, as well as award of all requested costs.
American Imaging Services, Inc. v. Autodesk, Inc. (N.D. Tex) – Represented Autodesk in patent litigation involving CAD software. Trial counsel, obtained complete defense jury verdict of non-infringement and invalidity for Autodesk.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. v. American Express et al. (W.D. Tex) – Lead technical counsel represented American Express in patent infringement involving smart phone applications for mobile secure financial transactions. Resolved the case favorably for American Express as a result of aggressive positions to invalidate the asserted patents.
In Re Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., MDL No. 2354 (Master Docket Misc. No. 12-244) (MDL No. 2354) (W.D. Pa.) – Lead technical counsel represented JPMorgan Chase in which Maxim asserts four patents that allegedly relate to smart phone applications for mobile banking and secure financial transactions. Obtained favorable settlement and forced Maxim to withdraw certain infringement allegations.
Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Table Computers, and Components Thereof (337-ITC-925) – Counsel represented Google as an intervenor in Section 337 Investigation involving mobile devices.
Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Table Computers, and Components Thereof (337-ITC-885 & 337-ITC-847) – Trial counsel represented Google as an intervenor in Section 337 Investigation involving mobile devices. Four of the five patents were disposed before hearing, and the ALJ found non-infringement of the last remaining patent after the hearing.
Certain Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Products Containing Same including Televisions, Media Players, and Cameras (337-ITC-709) – Counsel represented Panasonic in 337 investigation involving circuit and planarization design technologies. Obtained summary determination of non-infringement of one of the three patents. Case settled subsequently before the hearing.
Hologic Inc. v. SenoRx, Inc. (N.D. Cal.) – Represented Hologic in patent infringement litigation involving interstitial brachytherapy technology. After a trial defeat, Hologic obtained a successful ruling from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on appeal reversing the district court's claim construction. Hologic, Inc.v. SenoRx, Inc., 639 F.3d 1329 (Fed. Cir. 2011).
Cross Medical Products, Inc. v. Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc. et al. (C.D. Cal.) – Represented Medtronic; obtained summary judgment rulings invalidating three of Cross's asserted patents relating to spinal implant technology; and obtained summary judgment rulings in favor of Medtronic on two counterclaim patents.
ITC Proposed Amendments to Section 337 Rules, White & Case Client Alert, November 2015, (co-author with Shamita Etienne-Cummings and Sonia Murphy)
USPTO unveils final rules for the American Invents Act, White & Case Client Alert, August 2012, (co-author with David Tennant)
Eastern District of Texas Unveils Model Discovery Order to Streamline Patent Litigation, White & Case Client Alert, March 2012, (co-author with Shamita Etienne-Cummings)
Component Based Architecture for Mobile Information Access, IEEE Computer Society Press, workshop in International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2000), August 2000, (co-author with Chaitanya Pullela, Anupam Joshi)
Service Discovery in the Future Electronic Market, Seventeenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 11th Innovative Applications of AI Conference, July 2000, (co-author with Henry Chen, Chaitanya Pullela, Anupam Joshi)
Using Jini and XML to Build a Component Based Distributed System, Technical Report, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2000