Wei-Chih Hsu

Equipped with extensive intellectual property experience working with leading technology companies, Wei-Chih Hsu’s insights allow him to offer solutions tailored to fit his clients’ commercial needs.

Prior to joining Brinks, Wei-Chih served as an in-house senior patent engineer with an emphasis on the prosecution of patents in the United States, Mainland China, and Taiwan. He oversaw the issuance of hundreds of patents in these jurisdictions, and collaborated with technical contributors to cultivate patentable innovations. Additionally, he assisted with patent litigation matters by developing invalidity defenses and investigating competitors’ products to collect the evidence of use. He was promoted to be an intellectual property manager before he attended Maurer School of Law in the United States. There, he learned expansive knowledge and skills across different fields of intellectual property, including trademark and copyright law. With these experiences and skill sets, Wei-Chih endeavors to assist his clients with diverse intellectual property matters with an eye toward their commercial needs.

  • J.D., cum laude (Articles Editor, Indiana Law Journal),
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2020
  • M.S., Electrical and Control Engineering,
    National Chiao Tung University, 2009
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering,
    National Cheng Kung University, 2007
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Technical Background
  • Analog Electronics
  • Control Systems and Automation
  • Digital Electronics
  • Hardware
  • Semiconductors
  • Signal Processing
  • Software
  • Telecommunication
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese
Experience | LEGAL

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL
Associate, 2020-Present
Summer Associate, 2019

Au Optronics, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Intellectual Property Manager, 2017
Senior Patent Engineer, 2011-2017


ON Semiconductor, Sunnyvale, CA
IP Intern, 2018

  • Dean’s Honors, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Springs & Falls 2018-2019
  • CALI Awards for Highest Grade in Advanced Patent Law, Spring 2019; Intellectual Property Law Clinic, Fall 2019
  • First Place, International Patent Drafting Competition, 2019