Mr. Lu has practiced intellectual property law in the Philadelphia region since 1997. He was admitted to the bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1999 and admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 1998.

Mr. Lu has extensive and comprehensive experience in every aspect of intellectual property law including procuring U.S. and foreign patents, copyrights and trademarks, and litigating intellectual property rights in federal court.  Mr. Lu has litigated patent and trademark disputes throughout the U.S. for a wide variety of clients and technologies.  In addition to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, he has prosecuted and defended intellectual property cases by special admission in the federal district Courts in California,  Illinois and New York.  The subject matter involved in those patent infringement matters involved computer connectors, machinery, lighting fixtures and luggage design. 

Mr. Lu has drafted and prosecuted hundreds of patents on behalf of inventors covering a wide variety of mechanical, software, Internet, and electrical arts.  Mr. Lu also advises clients and prepares opinions regarding patentability of new inventions and infringement of existing patents.  Mr. Lu has prosecuted trademark appeals before the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB), and prosecuted and defended opposition and cancellation proceedings before the TTAB.

Before beginning his legal practice, Mr. Lu had extensive business experience having worked for 16 years in the computer field as a product manager and consultant for various projects.  Mr. Lu was invited by China Minister of Electronics to teach Local Area Network (LAN) courses under United Nations and the World Bank Grant. 

Mr. Lu is proficient in the Chinese language.

BAR and COURT ADMISSIONS
United States Patent & Trademark Office - 1998
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - 1999
United States District Court, Eastern District of
Pennsylvania- 2001
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit –
2002
United States Supreme Court – 2007

EDUCATION
Widener University, School of Law. J.D. 1999
Villanova University. M.S. Computer Science, 1981
Iowa State University. M.S. Forestry 1980
National Taiwan University. B.S. Forestry 1975

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Lecturer - Benedictine University - 2003 to present
Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association - 1999
to present
Philadelphia Bar Association - 1999 to present
American Intellectual Property Law Association - 1999 to
present
Pennsylvania Bar Association - 1999 to present
Widener Law School Alumni Association - 1999 to present
Iowa State University Alumni Association - 1981 to
present
Certified Novell Netware Engineer (CNE)
Microsoft Solution Provider
IBM BESTeam, Subcontract Network Specialist