Hefeng (Hervey) Su

“The capability of communicating with clients in both legal and technical languages facilitates understanding of their business needs.”

With an extensive engineering background, Hervey communicates with clients effectively in their industry languages, rapidly grasping the core of their creative ideas, and exploring the broadest possible protection for their the creative ideas.

Prior to joining Brinks, Hervey practiced Chinese patent law, representing clients in all aspects of patent prosecution before the China Patent Office and patent invalidation proceedings before the Patent Reexamination Board (PRB). He worked on patents directed to various technologies; including telecommunications, computer networking, clouding computing and storage, social media, multimedia conferencing, Internet search engines, image and video processing, network safety, artificial intelligence, mobile applications, medical devices, electrical control systems and consumer electronics.

  • J.D.,
    The George Washington University, 2018
  • M.S., Computer Science,
    Shanghai Jiao-tong University, 2004
  • B.S., Communication Engineering,
    Tongji University College of Sciences, 2001
  • Mandarin (native)
Experience | Non-Legal

Before practicing law, Hervey worked as a software engineer for Sybase and IBM for seven years, conducting research and development on mobile application platforms, productivity tools supporting multiple document formats and collaborative real-time editing.

Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Shenzhen, P.R.C.
Associate, 2019 - Present

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Washington, D.C.
Law Clerk, 2018 - 2019
Summer Associate, Summer 2017