Xing Liu

Associate

Washington, D.C.

(202) 280-6485

(202) 861-1905

Recent Publication:

Importers Beware! Burden Shifting in Patent Infringement Cases [IPWatchdog]

Xing Liu and Aaron Lukas co-authored an article on a recent order in PureCircle USA Inc. v. SweeGen Inc. that highlights the interplay between Sections 271(g) and 295 [of the Patent Act and suggests] some best practices for contract drafting and conducting discovery in cases involving process patents.

Xing focuses his practice on intellectual property. He has five years of combined engineering research and industry experience before law school in building automation and mechanical system design.

Before joining the firm, Xing was an associate with a law firm in Louisville, Kentucky, where he focused on patent procurement in a variety of technical fields. Before law school, Xing worked as a mechanical engineer with a consulting engineering firm in Akron, Ohio, where he designed commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and fire protection systems. During graduate school, Xing conducted research in developing advanced control strategies to minimize building energy consumption through energy modeling and simulation. He co-authored several peer-reviewed articles in this area and presented a research paper at the Annual Conference of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.

Xing earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in HVAC and refrigeration from Shandong University of Architecture and Engineering, China. He earned his master’s degree in architectural engineering in mechanical option from Pennsylvania State University. Xing earned his law degree from The George Washington University Law School. During law school, Xing served as articles editor for the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal and published his note regarding indefiniteness standards in patent law. Xing is currently pursuing his master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University. He is also a licensed professional mechanical engineer in California, and a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese.

Admitted only in Minnesota; practicing under the supervision of members of Cozen O’Connor, P.C.

Publications

Importers Beware! Burden Shifting in Patent Infringement Cases [IPWatchdog]

May 09, 2022

Xing Liu and Aaron Lukas co-authored an article on a recent order in PureCircle USA Inc. v. SweeGen Inc. that highlights the interplay between Sections 271(g) and 295 [of the Patent Act and suggests] some best practices for contract drafting and conducting discovery in cases involving process patents.

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2019
  • Pennsylvania State University, M.S., 2013
  • Shandong University of Architecture and Engineering, B.S., 2011
  • Minnesota
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers