Joshua J. Yi Ph.D.


Joshua J. Yi Ph.D.


Austin | 300 W. 6th Street, Suite 2010, Austin, TX 78701-2916
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Joshua J. Yi, Ph.D., focuses his practice on patent litigation matters.

Dr. Yi has seven years of industry work experience as a former engineer for Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (formerly Motorola’s Semiconductor Products Sector), Retek, Inc. (now part of Oracle Corporation), Summit Design, Inc., and Fisher-Rosemount, Inc. (now part of Emerson). His diverse technical background includes experience with computer architecture, parallel computer architecture, simulation methodology, performance analysis and optimization, low power microprocessor design, benchmarking and workload characterization, fault and variation tolerant microprocessor design, design of very large scale integrated (VLSI) digital circuits, computer-aided design of digital circuits, embedded system design, system-on-a-chip (SoC) design, semiconductor materials and design, semiconductor fabrication, digital signal processing, analog circuit design, neural networks, and temperature and pressure transmitters and sensors. He has published over thirty peer-reviewed book chapters, journal papers, and conference publications.

Dr. Yi was a Dechert summer associate in 2011. His prior experience also includes serving as a judicial intern for the Honorable Lee Yeakel of the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.


Significant Representations

  • Represented a client in a patent litigation case involving Display Data Channel Command Interfaces (DDC/CI) for computer monitors and televisions.
  • Represented a client in two patent litigation cases regarding digital television technology.
  • Represented a client in a patent litigation case involving Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) telecommunication technology.
  • Represented a client in a patent litigation case involving encryption in Wi-Fi telecommunication technology.
  • University of Minnesota, B.S., 1996, Dean’s List
  • University of Minnesota, M.S., 1999
  • University of Minnesota, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, 2003
  • The University of Texas at Austin, J.D., 2012, Summer Staff Editor of the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Associate Editor and Technical Editor of the Texas Review of Law and Politics
  • Texas

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) , Senior Member
IEEE Computer Society
Co-founder and co-organizer of the Workshop on Computer Architecture Research Directions (CARD), 2007-2015
Co-founder and co-organizer of the Workshop on Modeling, Benchmarking, and Simulations (MoBs), 2005-2009
Co-guest editor of the special issue “Computer Architecture Simulation and Methodology,” IEEE Micro, July/Aug. 2006