February 1, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 32

Eric A. Liu

Eric Liu, a former patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), focuses on all aspects of patent prosecution and litigation. He has experience in various biomedical and mechanical technologies, including medical devices, prosthetics, orthotics, surgical tools, respirators, wearable devices, exercise equipment, additive manufacturing with fused deposition modeling and stereolithography, injection molding, and autonomous vehicles and drones.

Before joining Finnegan, Eric served as a USPTO patent examiner. He examined patent applications related to technologies such as surgical tools, exercise equipment, prosthetics, and exoskeleton suits.

Eric also worked in the medical device industry. At Cardinal Health, he worked in the research and development and intellectual property departments, designing medical devices and assisting in protecting the intellectual property of various products. His work also included assessing patent portfolios for the company’s merger and acquisition activities.

Et Cetera

  • Judicial extern, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for the Honorable Rebecca Pallmeyer, 2019.
  • Executive editor, research & marketing, Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, 2018–2019.
  • Executive board member, Loyola University Chicago’s IP Blog: IP Bytes, 2019.
  • Co-president, Loyola University Chicago’s Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, 2018–2019.
  • Participant, Business Law Clinic at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2018–2019.
  • Vice president, Loyola University Chicago’s Intellectual Property Law Society, 2017–2018.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Eric A. Liu

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