Ben Hu obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Micro Electro Mechanical Systems from the Tsinghua University PRC in 2009. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 2011 with a MPhil degree in biophysics and is currently pursuing his Juris Doctor degree at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Before joining Spruson and Ferguson, Ben worked in a Tier 1 IP firm in the People’s Republic of China for almost six years.
He qualified as a Chinese Patent Attorney in 2013 and as a Patent Litigator (Administrative Law) in 2016.
During this period he was involved in various types of legal work concerning the whole lifecycle of patents including, patent drafting, prosecution, re-examination, invalidation, third party opposition, administrative review, prior-art search, clearance search, infringement analysis, etc. He represented clients from a wide range of industries including, aviation, motor vehicle, health care, home appliance, silicon technology and fuel cells.