Ben Hu

Senior Associate / China Patent Attorney Engineering & ICT Team

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.

  • Master of Philosophy - The University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) - Tsinghua University China

  • China Patent Attorney

  • Patent Litigator

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