Charles Hsu is an associate practicing intellectual property law, primarily focusing his practice on patent litigation. Mr. Hsu represents both technology and pharmaceutical companies in IP litigation suits, as both plaintiffs and defendants. He has significant technological experience in a variety of life science and electrical engineering fields, including antibodies, biologics, medical devices, and telecommunications. Mr. Hsu also maintains an active pro bono practice at Dechert, representing a variety of clients around the country.
Mr. Hsu joined Dechert as a summer associate in 2018. While in law school, Mr. Hsu advised numerous start-up companies on intellectual property matters while participating at various legal clinics.
- Kymera Therapeutics, Inc. v. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc., PGR2021-00115 (PTAB). Represented Petitioner Kymera in a Post-Grant Review proceeding relating to targeted protein degradation technology.
- Givaudan SA v. Conagen Inc. et al. (S.D.N.Y.); Phyto Tech Corp. v. Givaudan SA (S.D.N.Y.); Phyto Tech Corp. v. Chen et al. (N.Y. Sup. Ct.); BGN Tech LLC v. Conagen Inc. et al. (Cal. Super. Ct.). Representing a series of synthetic biology companies in trade secret litigation and related IP licensing and contractual disputes against Givaudan SA concerning pioneering patented bioscience technologies in the flavor & fragrance industry.
- IPCom Gmbh & Co. KG v. AT&T Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex.). Representing IPCom in multiple patent infringement suits involving six patents relating to 3G, 4G, and 5G telecommunications systems. Pending.
- Lenovo et al. v. IPCom GmbH & Co. KG (N.D. Cal.). Representing IPCom in a declaratory judgment patent infringement lawsuit involving patents relating to cell phones. Pending.
- Music Choice v. Stingray Digital Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.). Represented Music Choice in patent infringement and contract suits, and related Inter Partes review proceedings, regarding media-on-demand technology. Settled.
- Representing a solo inventor on a pro bono basis in patent prosecution before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Pending.
- Representing minors seeking asylum and juvenile immigration status on a pro bono basis. Pending.
- Represented a plaintiff on a pro bono basis in a Title VII employment discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Government.
- Provided intellectual property counseling for a non-profit charter school on a pro-bono basis.
- University of California, Santa Cruz, B.S., B.A., Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Economics, 2014
- University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 2019, Associate Editor, California Law Review, Law and Technology Certificate
- United States District Court for the Northern District of California
- United States Patent and Trademark Office