Ben Xiaobin You focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the electrical and mechanical arts. As a senior patent agent with Morgan Lewis since 2001, Ben prepares specifications detailing inventions and invention background from client disclosure, coordinates the prosecution of patent applications in the United States and in foreign patent offices, conducts both technical and legal research, and performs patentability and clearance analysis for litigation projects. He also currently manages patent portfolios for clients.
Ben began his intellectual property (IP) career from 1994 as a patent specialist at Nishiwaki International Patent Office (now Creo Intellectual Property) and ITOH International Patent Office in Tokyo, Japan. In those positions, his primary responsibility was drafting and prosecuting patent applications for Japanese companies including Nissan, Ricoh, Fujitsu, and NTT and also clients from China, the US, and throughout Europe. The patent applications spanned various industries, including automotive, cameras, household products, printing technology, telecommunications, semiconductor, electronics, computer, business methods, and general mechanical.
Before entering the IP field, Ben worked as a computer system engineer in both China and Japan While working in Japan, Ben was in charge of developing business relationships with China and passed the Chinese patent bar exam in 1998.
Ben is proficient in Chinese and Japanese.
Concord Law School, 2016, J.D.
Franklin Pierce Law Center, 2001, Master of Intellectual Property Law
Beijing Foreign Studies University, China, 1991, Diploma Certificate, Japanese Language