Mr. Yao Liu is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He focuses on patent prosecution, and patent counseling in semiconductor devices, materials, and chemical areas.
His practice includes patent prosecution, prior art searching and analysis, freedom-to-operate investigations, and patent validity/infringement assessments.
Mr. Liu's technical background includes inorganic/organic materials, oligomers/polymers, nanostructured materials, and semiconductor thin film devices.
Mr. Liu received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Beijing Normal University in China and his Ph.D from the Institute of Photographic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Mr. Liu has co-authored 60 publications in areas of chemistry, materials and semiconductor devices. He is also an inventor and holds patents pertaining to stress sensitive coatings.