Partner | Patent Attorney | Attorney at Law


Electrooptical Technology , Material Science , Semiconductor

TEL: 86-10-6268 1616

FAX: 86-10-6268 1818



Mr. QIU joined Liu, Shen & Associates in February 2005.  Mr. QIU is qualified as a patent attorney in 2008 and qualified as an attorney at law in 2012.  Mr. Qiu’s practice includes IP litigation, patent prosecution, invalidation and dispute resolutions before SIPO and the courts, and counseling on IP strategies, patent licensing, IP related contracts and patent due diligence works.  Mr. QIU specialized in semiconductor processing and device including memory technology, optical engineering including microlithography, virtual reality technology and display technology, materials engineering and mechanical engineering. 


Mr. QIU also provided patent training and patent mining for R&D personnel of clients, and presented various topics on patent prosecution and litigation in domestic and international conferences. 


Mr. QIU was graduated from Tsinghua University with a bachelor and master degree of engineer in a major of Materials Since and Engineering.  Mr. QIU also studied and worked at University of Michigan and was graduated from John Marshall Law School with a master of Law degree. 


Mr. Qiu has led or participated patent litigations including

Goertek vs. Knowles, representing Goertek as patentee in 5 patent infringement cases; winning 2 cases with damage awards over RMB 70 million in 1st instance;

Staubli vs. Ningbo Hanghai, representing Staubli as patentee, winning at 1st instance; and

Carl Zeiss SMT vs. Nikon, representing Carl Zeiss SMT as petitioner in multiple patent invalidation cases, all patents held invalid or partially invalid; and

HRID vs. INETE, representing HIRD as petitioner, the patent held invalid.


Mr. Qiu has authored professional articles including:

-     “Technical inspiration in determining inventive step of a patent” Examination Work Reports, 2011

-     “Functional Feature in Chinese Patent Infringement Litigation” Managing IP, 2015




All-China Lawyers Association (ACLA)

All-China Patent Agents Association (ACPAA)