Hao Tan, J.D./Ph.D. | Partner

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Email: haotan@archlakelaw.com

Phone: 312-558-1368

Fax: 312-614-1873

Education

Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., 2013)

University of Virginia (Ph.D., 2008)

Degree: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Shanghai Jiaotong University (M.S., 2002)

Degree: Biomedical Engineering

Shanghai Jiaotong University (B.S., 1999)

Degree: Electrical Engineering

Bar and Court Admissions

Illinois

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Professional Membership

Midwest Jiaotong University Alumni Association (President)

Chicago Chinese Law Society (President)

Asian American Bar Association Chicago (Board Member)

Languages

English

Mandarin

Hao Tan is an Intellectual Property attorney with more than 10 years of experience. He works closely with clients in Asia and the U.S. to obtain IP protection all over the world. His technical experience and language skills are invaluable to his clients in a global marketplace.

Hao’s practice is focused on all aspects of patent law in electrical engineering and medical imaging systems. In addition, Hao also helps startups and international companies to grow their businesses by providing practical and effective advice on IP related issues.

Hao has drafted freedom-to-operate, non-infringement, patentability, and invalidity opinions. In addition to his prosecution work, he provides advice to prospective and existing clients about patent strategies in the U.S. and China. He has handled patent appeals before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

 

Hao works with a broad spectrum of technologies including:

  • Communication systems

  • Data processing systems

  • Analog and digital circuits

  • Medical imaging systems

  • Smartphones and wearable devices

  • Microprocessor architectures

  • Signal processing devices

  • Semiconductor devices

  • Financial instruments and trading

  • LCD and LED devices

Hao provides legal services including: 

  • Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Intellectual Property Strategic Counseling

  • Patent Prosecution

  • International Services

Work Experience 

  • Arch & Lake, Partner, Chicago, IL, (Mar. 2018 to Now)

  • Quarles & Brady, Senior Associate, Chicago, IL, (Feb. 2016 – Feb. 2018)

  • Brinks Gilson & Lione, Patent Agent/Attorney, Chicago, IL, (Oct. 2008 – Feb. 2016)

  • GE Global Research Center, Research Intern, Niskayuna, NY (May 2005 – Aug. 2005)

  • Motorola China Research Center, Research Intern, Chicago, IL (Sep. 2000 – May 2002)

  • University of Virginia, Research Assistant, Charlottesville, VA (May 2003 – Sep. 2008)

Representative Cases

  • Limoss US, LLC v. Remacro Machinery & Technology Co., Ltd. et al, NCMD-1-18-cv-00948

  • Ultra-Mek, Inc. v. United Furniture Industries, Inc. et al., NCMD-1-18-cv-00281.

  • Raffel Systems, LLC, v. Man Wah Holdings Ltd., WIED-2-18-CV-01765.

  • Man Wah Holdings Limited v. Raffel Systems, LLC, PTAB IPR2019-00616, regarding Patent 8,714,505

  • Man Wah Holdings Limited v. Raffel Systems, LLC, Ltd. et al, PTAB IPR2019-00530, regarding Patent D643252

  • Man Wah Holdings Limited v. Raffel Systems, LLC, PTAB PGR2019-00029, regarding Patent D821986

  • L&P Property Management Company et al v. Remacro Machinery & Technology (Wujiang) Co., Ltd. et al, PTAB IPR2019-00255, regarding Patent 9,756,949.

  • Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co. Ltd. v. iRobot Corporation, PTAB IPR2018-00898, regarding Patent 8,600,553.

  • Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co. Ltd. v. iRobot Corporation, PTAB IPR2018-00897, regarding Patent 6,809,490.

  • Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co. Ltd. v. iRobot Corporation, PTAB IPR2018-00882, regarding Patent 9,038,233.

  • Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co. Ltd. v. iRobot Corporation, PTAB IPR2018-00880, regarding Patent 8,474,090.

  • Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. v. iRobot Corporation, PTAB IPR2018-00761, regarding Patent 7,155,308.

  • Wisely Products LLC v. Telebrands Corporation, PTAB-PGR2018-00003, regarding Patent 9,546,775.

 

Publications

  • K-Space Trajectory Estimation in Spiral Imaging, Mag. Reson. Med. 61 (2009), pp. 1396-1404.

  • High-Resolution ASL and BOLD Imaging in Skeletal Muscle using Spiral Sequences, Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 16 (2008), pp. 2576.

  • Hyperpolarized-Gas Lung Imaging using a Single-shot Spiral Acquisition, Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 16 (2008), pp.3689.

Patents

  • K-Space Trajectory Estimation in Spiral MRI System & Related Method Thereof, U.S. Patent No.: 7,888,935

  • Automatic Speech Recognition System, Chinese Patent No.: CN1303582 C