Samson G. Yu
Mr. Yu obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Dalian Maritime University in 1982, and his International Executive Master of Business Administration from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology in 2007.
Mr. Yu joined Kangxin Partners, P.C. in 1998 and was promoted to Managing Partner in 2001. His background and extensive experience in IP law has distinguished him as one of the leading experts in the IP industry.
Mr. Yu began his IP career in 1984 as a patent attorney with the CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office, eventually serving as Deputy Director of its German office. In 1990, he joined a U.S. IP firm in Silicon Valley as a patent attorney.
At Kangxin, Mr. Yu currently practices all aspects of Intellectual Property Law, specializing in patent and trademark prosecution, due diligence, and client counseling. He has successfully litigated numerous IP disputes involving patent and trademark infringements and unfair competition.
With the development and commercial application of emerging technologies, Mr. Yu pioneered the 3 I integration concept of IP+IT+AI in the IP industry, and introduced the construction of A (AI artificial intelligence), B (Blockchain), C (Cloud computing) and D (Data Big Data) to support the IP service ecosystem, which continues to innovate in the use of emerging technologies to empower the traditional IP industry to improve efficiency and quality, as well as business management and business models.
Mr. Yu worked as an IP strategic designer and advisor for many ofChina’s top companies, providing them with valuable investigation services in their overseas company acquisitions. He is also experienced in assisting Chinese companies in their response to ITC 337 Patent prosecution in the United States and was appointed as one of the principals in charge of the “Study of Research and Optimization on Law Risk Management and Control System for Group Corporations” by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC). The majority of Mr. Yu’s clients are international Fortune 500 companies.
In addition to being acknowledged as one of the top experts in the IP industry, Mr. Yu also serves as an internationally renowned guest lecturer, advisor, published author in intellectual property law, and writer in intellectual property service guidelines. He is routinely invited to lecture at many international conferences.