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Josepher Li

Josepher Li
949.386.8229
josepher.li@armondwilson.com

Josepher Li is a technical attorney focusing on high-stakes IP litigation with an emphasis on patent, trade secret, and copyright disputes. He represents patent owners and defendants in cases spanning diverse technologies including software, electronics, consumer goods, automotive technology, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. A registered patent attorney, Josepher also counsels clients on offensive and defensive pre-litigation strategies, validity, infringement, and patent protection strategies. Josepher was previously a litigator at Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP.

Josepher received his engineering degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. During law school, he served as editor of I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society.

Education

J.D., cum laude, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
S.B., aerospace engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Representative Cases

Google v. VideoShare, Nos. CBM2020-00027, IPR2020-01631 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): obtained denials of institution defeating IPR and CBM challenges to a patent covering video streaming technology asserted in co-pending litigation.

Edge Systems v. Venus Concept USA, No. 18-cv-62588 (S.D. Fla.): represented Edge Systems (The HydraFacial Company) in patent infringement litigation involving hydradermabrasion technology.  Case settled favorably with defendant paying “a substantial amount” to Edge Systems after obtaining favorable claim construction order.

X-Mobile Technologies v. HTC Corporation, No. 17-cv-00699 (E.D. Tex.): represented HTC in patent infringement litigation involving mobile device technology.  Case settled favorably.

Koni B.V. v. Tenneco Inc., et al., No. 17-cv-05369 (N.D. Ill.): represented Koni in litigation involving trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, fraud, and related tort claims relating to automotive shock absorbers.  After defeating motions to dismiss and to stay the case, dispute resolved favorably before trial.

O’Neil v. Razor USA, No. 18-cv-10757 (C.D. Cal.): represented Razor in copyright infringement litigation involving Instagram post.  Case settled favorably and confidentially.

Rhodes Pharmaceuticals LP v. Indivior Inc., No. 16-cv-01308 (D. Del.): represented Indivior in patent infringement litigation involving Suboxone® Sublingual Film.

Externship

Judicial extern to the Honorable Algenon L. Marbley, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Spring 2016)

Speeches & Publications

Speaker, Patent Law 101 for Startups, MIT Global IAP Day (Jan. 2021)

Author, Inaccuracies in Copyright Registration: Copyright Claimants Beware, Accused Infringers Be Aware, Daily Journal (Mar. 2020)

Co-author, Issue-Preclusive Effect of Agency Decisions in the Patent Context, Daily Journal (Jun. 2019)

Co-author, Drosophila XBP1 Expression Reporter Marks Cells under Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and with High Protein Secretory Load, PLOS ONE (Sep. 2013).

Professional Affiliations

Board of Directors, MIT Club of Southern California
PTAB Bar Association
Federal Circuit Bar Association
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) (2018-2020)

Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. Patent Office
State of California

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Josepher Li

Josepher Li
949.386.8229
josepher.li@armondwilson.com

Josepher Li is a technical attorney focusing on high-stakes IP litigation with an emphasis on patent, trade secret, and copyright disputes. He represents patent owners and defendants in cases spanning diverse technologies including software, electronics, consumer goods, automotive technology, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. A registered patent attorney, Josepher also counsels clients on offensive and defensive pre-litigation strategies, validity, infringement, and patent protection strategies. Josepher was previously a litigator at Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP.

Josepher received his engineering degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. During law school, he served as editor of I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society.

Education

J.D., cum laude, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
S.B., aerospace engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Representative Cases

Google v. VideoShare, Nos. CBM2020-00027, IPR2020-01631 (Pat. Trial & Appeal Bd.): obtained denials of institution defeating IPR and CBM challenges to a patent covering video streaming technology asserted in co-pending litigation.

Edge Systems v. Venus Concept USA, No. 18-cv-62588 (S.D. Fla.): represented Edge Systems (The HydraFacial Company) in patent infringement litigation involving hydradermabrasion technology.  Case settled favorably with defendant paying “a substantial amount” to Edge Systems after obtaining favorable claim construction order.

X-Mobile Technologies v. HTC Corporation, No. 17-cv-00699 (E.D. Tex.): represented HTC in patent infringement litigation involving mobile device technology.  Case settled favorably.

Koni B.V. v. Tenneco Inc., et al., No. 17-cv-05369 (N.D. Ill.): represented Koni in litigation involving trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, fraud, and related tort claims relating to automotive shock absorbers.  After defeating motions to dismiss and to stay the case, dispute resolved favorably before trial.

O’Neil v. Razor USA, No. 18-cv-10757 (C.D. Cal.): represented Razor in copyright infringement litigation involving Instagram post.  Case settled favorably and confidentially.

Rhodes Pharmaceuticals LP v. Indivior Inc., No. 16-cv-01308 (D. Del.): represented Indivior in patent infringement litigation involving Suboxone® Sublingual Film.

Externship

Judicial extern to the Honorable Algenon L. Marbley, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Spring 2016)

Speeches & Publications

Speaker, Patent Law 101 for Startups, MIT Global IAP Day (Jan. 2021)

Author, Inaccuracies in Copyright Registration: Copyright Claimants Beware, Accused Infringers Be Aware, Daily Journal (Mar. 2020)

Co-author, Issue-Preclusive Effect of Agency Decisions in the Patent Context, Daily Journal (Jun. 2019)

Co-author, Drosophila XBP1 Expression Reporter Marks Cells under Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and with High Protein Secretory Load, PLOS ONE (Sep. 2013).

Professional Affiliations

Board of Directors, MIT Club of Southern California
PTAB Bar Association
Federal Circuit Bar Association
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) (2018-2020)

Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. Patent Office
State of California