Intellectual Property Owners Association

Serving the Global Intellectual Property Community


Asian Practice Committee


The Committee will identify, monitor, study, and recommend IPO positions regarding intellectual property acquisition, licensing, and enforcement issues in Asian countries such as Japan, China, India, Korea and Taiwan. The Committee will also disseminate and exchange information and views among members of IPO regarding intellectual property problems in Asia. The Committee will also study and report on issues relating to Asian antitrust and competition laws impacting intellectual property owners and seek to educate IPO members about these issues. Regular activities of the committee will include:

• Organizing IP Innovation Dialogue visits to Asia
• Organizing/conducting/participating in seminars and conferences within the United States and Asia directed to Asian IPR
• Making recommendations to the IPO Board on potential collaborations between IPO and Asian trade associations such as PPAC
• Preparing and drafting comments on proposed legislation, regulations, and policies for inter partes proceedings in Asian jurisdictions on behalf of IPO

Committee Roster

Chair: Jimmy Cheng, Qualcomm Incorporated
Chair: Michelle Shen, Medtronic, Inc.
Vice Chair: Ann Whei Chen, Eli Lilly and Co.
Vice Chair: Michael J. D'Aurelio, Thomas|Horstemeyer, LLP
Vice Chair: Robert M. Siminski, Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.
Secretary: Brad Yee Chin, Bracewell LLP
Board Liaison: Edward Blocker, Koninklijke Philips N.V.
Staff Liaison: Thomas S. Valente, Intellectual Property Owners Association


 Ashwani Balayan
 ALG India Law Offices LLP

 Joe Brennan
 Google Inc.

 Carl Bruce
 Fish & Richardson, PC

 Daniel Bucca
 McDermott Will & Emery LLP

 Mukundan Chakrapani
 Clairvolex Inc.

 Christopher E. Chalsen

 Christopher J. Chan
 Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

 Linda Chang
 Alston & Bird LLP

 Ting Mao Chao
 Dolby Laboratories

 Hsiao-Chi Chen
 Jianq Chyun IP Office

 Jeff C. Cho
 Jianq Chyun IP Office

 Kenneth K. Cho
 Kim & Chang

 Andrew David Dark

 Tanmay Dharmadhikari
 Cantor Colburn LLP

 Sumit Dhingra
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Michael P. Dilworth
 Dilworth IP

 Chi Eng
 Eng Law Firm

 Dean L. Garner
 Johnson & Johnson

 Yoon S. Ham
 Hauptman Ham, LLP

 Thomas Hildebrandt
 Thomas|Horstemeyer, LLP

 David W. Hill
 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

 Edward Hotchkiss
 Cargill, Incorporated

 Shin Hung
 Borden Ladner Gervais, LLP

 Keisaku Ishihara
 Nagoya International Patent Firm

 Zhenglong Jiang
 Shanghai Patent & Trademark Law Office, LLC

 Edward J. Jung
 AJU Kim Chang & Lee

 Dookyu Kim
 HP Inc.

 Youngae Kim
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 S. Sam Li
 Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

 Alex Liang
 Hewlett Packard Enterprise

 Eric Lin
 Immersion Corporation

 Hsin Lin
 Exxon Mobil Corp.

 Ji Liu
 CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office

 Shirley Lu
 Advance China IP Law Office

 Ying Luo
 Summit IP

 Kurtis MacFerrin
 Google Inc.

 Toby Mak
 Tee & Howe Intellectual Property Attorneys

 Eloise J. Maki
 3M Innovative Properties Co.

 Catherine C. Maresh
 Immersion Corporation

 William J. McCabe
 Perkins Coie, LLP

 Yoko Mikami
 Jianq Chyun IP Office

 Brett L. Nelson
 Lee & Hayes

 Priya G. Prasad
 Exxon Mobil Corp.

 Erick Scott Robinson
 SIPS Limited

 Archana Shanker
 Anand and Anand Advocates

 David Shen
 Allen & Overy, LLP

 Joel Silver
 Gilead Sciences, Inc.

 Louis Sorell
 Google Inc.

 Tomohiro Takahashi
 Fukami Patent Office, P.C.

 Joerg Thomaier
 Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH

 Paula Tostado

 Daisy Wang
 Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

 Hui Wang
 Chofn Intellectual Property

 Liaoteng Wang
 East IP, P.C.

 Wenwen Wang
 Advance China IP Law Office

 Yan Wang
 Han Kun Law Offices

 Paul Warden-Hutton
 Houlihan² Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys

 David M. Weirich
 Procter & Gamble Co.

 Lawrence T. Welch

 Lili Wu
 Han Kun Law Offices

 Wen Xie
 Global IP Counselors, LLP

 Jian Xu
 Gowling WLG

 Ni Yan
 Johnson Matthey Inc.

 Rong Christine Yang
 Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, PC

 Jenny J. Yeh
 Pfizer Inc.

 Zack Zhao
 Dow Chemical Co.

 Hanxing Zheng


Non-Voting Member:Mohamed Aslam, International Legal IP Consulting
Non-Voting Member:Amelia Choi, ChoiTechAndLaw Professional Corporation
Non-Voting Member:Ronald Embry, Jr., Hauptman Ham, LLP
Non-Voting Member:Robert B. Furr, Jr., INVISTA S.À.R.L.
Non-Voting Member:Dean M. Harts, 3M Innovative Properties Co.
Non-Voting Member:Benjamin H. Hsing, BakerHostetler
Non-Voting Member:David W. Jones, Microsoft Corp.
Non-Voting Member:Artemis Lai, Smart & Biggar
Non-Voting Member:Amy A. Marasco, Microsoft Corp.
Non-Voting Member:Jonathan P. Osha, Osha Liang, LLP
Non-Voting Member:Tsu-shin Gail Su, Google Inc.
Non-Voting Member:R. Craig Tucker, Eli Lilly and Co.
Non-Voting Member:Ya Zhang, Advance China IP Law Office

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