Fei Hu

"A desirable counselor shares his client’s vision and offers the most cost effective solutions."

With significant intellectual property experience in leading technology companies, Fei Hu has an inside view of the vision and demands of the Internet, semiconductor and telecommunication industries.  Fei offers tailored intellectual property services that promote clients’ international interests. 

Fei’s extensive in-house experience in multinational high-tech companies enables him to have an in-depth understanding of clients’ industries and share their business missions.  He leverages his scientific background, legal knowledge and commercial sensitivity to deliver the most cost-effective solutions to tackle clients’ specific legal issues and to serve their global blueprints.  Fei believes in and keeps his practices above and beyond clients’ expectations - acting both as their legal advocate and business strategy advisor.            

Before joining Brinks, Fei served as a senior counsel at ARM Ltd in the UK and China.  Prior to that, he worked with Huawei Technologies, Co. Ltd as a senior legal counsel in the IP Department.  Fei has extensive background in negotiating and drafting technology agreements and licenses.  He is also experienced in litigating patent and unfair competition matters.   

  • J.D.,
    The University of Toledo College of Law, 2011
  • B.S., Applied Physics,
    Tongji University College of Sciences, 2008
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Mandarin (native)
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione
Associate, 2016-Present

ARM Ltd., Cambridge, United Kingdom & Shanghai, China
Senior Legal Counsel, 2015-2016

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Senior Legal Counsel, 2013-2015

Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Corporate Legal Counsel, 2012-2013

  • “Discovery Practices in U.S. IP Litigations”, U.S. IP Litigation e-Discovery Forum, Qianhai, Shenzhen, May 24, 2018.
  • “ITC Section 337 Investigations & U.S. Section 301 Investigation”, 2018 International IP Protection Summit, Shenzhen, China May 8, 2018.
  • “Overseas Patent Applications”, One Belt One Road IP Summit, Nanjing China. April 26, 2018.
  • “Navigating International Trade Commission (ITC) Investigations”, Ningbo International IP Summit 2018, Ningbo, China, March 29, 2018.
  • 5th Guangdong Province IP Salon, Guangzhou, China, March 28, 2018.
  • 2017 Global IP Ecology Congress, Beijing, China November 18, 2017.
  • 3rd Zijin IP Summit, Nanjing, China November 9-10, 2017.
  • “Chinese Companies IP Strategies in International Expansion”, IP Collaboration Conference 2017, Nanjing, December 16, 2017.
  • “Overseas IP Protection System” and “U.S. IP Litigation Affecting Chinese Companies”, Zhenjiang Enterprise Overseas IP Risk Management Forum, Zhenjiang, China, August 25, 2017.
  • “U.S. District Court Litigation and Section 337 Investigation”, Ningbo IP Summit 2017, Ningbo, China, August 24, 2017.
  • Bench Speaker: In-house IP Management, Shenzhen, China, August 18, 2017.
  • China Cyber Security Summit, Beijing, China August 15, 2017.
  • Technology witness, The 9th Annual Sino-American IP Mock Trial, Beijing, China, June 15, 2017.
  • “Section 337 Investigation and In-house Management in a U.S. IP Litigation”, 2017 Changzhou IP Summit, June 9, 2017.
  • “Enterprise IP Litigation Strategy”, Hi-Tech Park, Shenzhen, China April 13, 2017.
  • Hu, Fei; Aaron Mallin, Medical Method Patents: Treating “The Physicians’ Immunity Statute”, 2010 Syracuse Sci. & Tech. L. Rep. 63 (2010).
  • Wang, Xiaoling; Hu, Fei & Hu, Youjian, On the contract management of owner, contractor and supervising engineer in the construction engineering project of our country, 12 Project Management Technology, 26-29 (2007).

  • Zhang, Yunhua; Hu, Fei, Reduction of fresh water consumption for ton/steel by adoption of technological and managerial measures simultaneously, 4 Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation Technology 39-42 (2006).

  • Hou, Fuxiang; Zhang, Jie; Shi, Xiaolu; Xie, Jianqiang; Wang, Cong; Hu, Fei, Research on the Forming Reason and Control of Chatter Marks on Backup Roll of Temper Mill, 4 Metallurgical Equipment 37-41 (2006).

  • Xie, Jianqiang; Zhang, Jie; Wang, Cong; Hu, Fei, Analyses for Coherence of Cold Rolling Strip, 2 Metallurgical Equipment 75-77 (2006).

Representative Matters

U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 Investigations

  • Certain Reusable Diapers, Components Thereof, And Products Containing the Same, Inv. 337-TA-1077
  • Certain LED Lighting Devices, LED Power Supplies, and Components Thereof, Inv. 337-TA-1081

U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and Department of Commerce Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations

  • In the Matter of Certain Bearings from China, France, Germany and Italy, Investigation No. 731-TA-344, 391A, 392A, 393A (Fourth Review)

U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations

  • Anti-Dumping Investigation – POI 04/01/2017-09/30/2017 for Forged Steel Fittings from the P.R. China on behalf of Jinan Mech Piping Technology Co., Ltd, Eaton Hydraulics (Luzhou) Co., Ltd and Eaton Hydraulics (Ningbo) Co., Ltd, Inv. A-570-067
  • Certain Lined Paper Products from the P.R. China, A-570-901

U.S. District Court Litigation – IP, Private Practice

  • Photonic Imaging Solutions, Inc. v. Lorex Technology Inc., et al (D. Del 2018)

U.S. District Court Litigation – IP, In-house

  • Touchscreen Gestures LLC v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., et al (E.D. Tex. 2014)
  • Multiplayer Network Innovations, LLC v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., et al (E.D. Tex 2014)
  • Orlando Communications LLC v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., et al (M.D. Fl 2014)
  • Personal Audio LLC v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., et al (E.D. Tex 2014)
  • E-Watch Inc. et al v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., et al (E.D. Tex 2013)

Other Matters

  • Fei has represented a Chinese company that researches and develops displayers. He has focused on drafting about 40 U.S. patent applications related to their display systems and prosecuted them in the U.S.
  • Fei has represented a Chinese Internet company focusing on drafting U.S. patent applications related to their calculation algorism.
  • Fei advised on technology licensing and distribution agreement template draft for several Chinese terminal device producers.
  • Fei advised on distribution, procurement and licensing agreement template and in-house agreement management and U.S. litigation guideline draft for a major Chinese consumer electronics company.
  • Fei advised on Freedom to Operate for several Chinese terminal device producers.
Press Releases & Events
December 20, 2017

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, formally launched its office in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China, on 1 December 2017...

October 24, 2016

CHICAGO—Patent attorney Fei Hu, most recently senior legal counsel for processing chipmaker ARM Ltd., is joining intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione in Washington DC.