Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University, 2007
  • M.S., Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Petroleum University, 1999
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Fusheng Xu

Patent Agent

Dr. Fusheng Xu is a patent agent in the Patent Prosecution and Counseling group. He is involved in helping clients protect their inventions by preparing and prosecuting patent applications, and has written hundreds of original patent applications in various technology fields, including automotive, fluid machinery, heavy machinery, medical device, printing, drone, nanotechnology, and computer software.

Prior to joining Venable LLP, Fusheng has worked as a patent agent at prestigious corporations and IP law firms. Before starting his legal career, Fusheng gained industry experience working as a mechanical engineer, a software engineer, and as a research staff member for start-ups to Fortune 200 companies. As an inventor, Fusheng was issued seven U.S. patents. He also published many articles on his Ph.D. and Postdoctoral work involving nanotechnology.

Fusheng has a Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University and a M.S. in Mechanical and Electronic Engineering from Petroleum University.