Kevin Chu is a partner in Quinn Emanuel’s Washington, D.C. office. He joined the firm in 2013. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, primarily Section 337 investigations before the International Trade Commission (ITC). Kevin has practiced before the ITC for more than eight years and represented complainants, respondents, and third parties in more than thirty Section 337 investigations. He has also successfully represented numerous clients in federal district court. Kevin is an engineer by education, having received dual degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Applied Science Chemical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to receiving his law degree, Kevin learned the ins and outs of patent law while working as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
- Zebra Technologies
- Certain Barcode Scanners, Mobile Computers With Barcode Scanning Capabilities, Scan Engines, and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-1285 (ITC 2021). Defending Zebra Technologies in a patent-based investigation brought by Honeywell.
- Certain Integrated Circuits and Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-1272 (ITC 2021). Representing complainant MediaTek in a patent-based investigation against NXP.
- Certain Silicon Photovoltaic Cells and Modules with Nanostructures, and Products Containing the Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-1271 (ITC 2021). Defending Hanwha in a patent-based investigation brought by Advanced Silicon Group Technologies.
- Certain LTE-Compliant Cellular Communication Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-1253 (ITC 2021). Defending Samsung in a patent-based investigation brought by Evolved Wireless.
- Certain Video Processing Devices, Components Thereof, and Digital Smart Televisions Containing the Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-1222 (ITC 2020). Defended MediaTek in a patent-based investigation brought by DivX.
- Certain Audio Players and Controllers, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-1191 (ITC 2020). Defending Google in a patent-based investigation brought by Sonos.
- George Washington University Law School
- Washington University in St. Louis
(B.S., Biomedical Engineering and Applied Science, 2009)
- The District of Columbia Bar
- The State Bar of Virginia
- Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
- United States Patent and Trademark Office:
- Patent Examiner, 2009-2011
- Ranked by Lawdragon 500 “Next Generation” IP Litigation, 2023
- Ranked by Legal 500 USA “Next Generation Partner” for Intellectual Property: Patents: litigation, 2023
- Named a “Rising Star” in ITC litigation by The Legal 500
- Moderator, Understanding Economic Damages in Intellectual Property Disputes, D.C. Bar 2020 Virtual Conference
- Member, ITC Trial Lawyers Association
- Member, Asian Pacific American Bar Association