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Xing Liu is an associate in the firm's intellectual property practice group, where he focuses on patent prosecution.  Xing holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Architectural Engineering.  During graduate school, he conducted research in developing advanced control strategies to minimize building energy consumption through energy modeling and simulation.  He co-authored several peer-reviewed articles in this area, and also presented a research paper at the Annual Conference of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Before law school, Xing worked as a mechanical engineer at a consulting engineering firm in Ohio, where he designed commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and fire protection systems.

During law school, he served as Articles Editor for the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal (AIPLA QJ).  His note about indefiniteness standards in patent law was published in AIPLA QJ Fall 2018 Issue.

Xing is also a licensed professional mechanical engineer in California, and native in Mandarin Chinese.

Practice Areas


  • Minnesota
  • **Not admitted to practice law in Kentucky


George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2019

Pennsylvania State University, M.S. in Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Option, 2013

Shandong University of Architectural and Engineering, B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, HVAC and Refrigeration, 2011

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