Ye’s experiences in IP law include invention discovery, IP procurement, licensing, as well as litigation, particularly in the technology areas such as equipment and methods in energy exploration and productions, data processing, software implemented technologies, and other areas in electronics and communication technologies.
Mr. Ye’s legal career started in 2000, when he interned for Federal Magistrate Judge Marcia A Crone in US District of Texas, East Division. From 2000-2005, Mr. Ye practiced IP law in law firms, focusing on patent prosecution in electronics and communication hardware and software technologies. Working as a member of a litigation team, Mr. Ye participated in a high profile patent litigation related to laptop computer technologies.
From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Ye served as the in-house IP counsel for Schlumberger, managing an IP portfolio that has more than 700 patent families and 3,000 patents/applications in various stages of the prosecution around the world. He was responsible for preparation and prosecution of patent applications in data processing, software implemented technologies, and