Qian Huang, Ph.D.


Qian Huang advises major players in different technology sectors in patent procurement, patent litigation, and patent transaction matters. An experienced attorney with a solid technical background, Qian represents clients in patent litigation, patenting strategy, opinions, freedom to operate, and IP due diligence in business transactions. She also handles post-grant proceedings. Her technical and legal proficiencies coupled with her bilingual capabilities provide tremendous value to her clients.

Qian is a veteran in various emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence and big data analytics. She specialized in AI in her doctorate program and subsequently performed research at multiple scientific development companies in AI and various applications, including multimedia, medical information analytics, surveillance, and driverless vehicles. Qian calls upon this experience to provide highly valued legal services to high tech clients in these emerging fields.


Representative Matters

  • Representing a telecommunications company in strategic patenting and procurement of quality patents, receiving significant client appreciation of her team’s quality patent drafting and prosecution due to their solid technical background, experiences in both patent prosecution and litigation, and responsiveness
  • Representing a multinational conglomerate company in its strategic patent procurement and overall strategy, working closely with the company’s counsel to prosecute patent applications in alignment with its commercial objectives
  • Representing a global manufacturer and promoter of fiberglass products in various legal matters in its global growth, ranging from corporate, IP and commercial litigations
  • Represented a multinational conglomerate company and other defendants on biometric products
  • Represented a globally known enterprise in multiple patent litigations to obtain favorable settlements
  • Represented a technology company in various patent post-grant proceedings. Won the invalidity challenge that led to favorable settlement
  • Represented a telecommunications company on mobile services
  • Represented an industry leader in individualized advertising
  • Represented a telecommunications company on smart phones
  • Served as counsel for two telecommunications companies and a consumer electronics retailer in case filed by non-practicing entity related to cell phone positioning and location technology
  • Served as counsel for a manufacturing company against a multinational electronics company
  • Represented a manufacturing company on flash memory products
  • Represented a major Japanese multinational electronics company




  • J.D. Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law 2005
  • Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering Michigan State University 1994
  • M.S. Software Engineering Kansas State University 1989

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia


  • Mandarin


  • Legal 500
    • Patent Licensing & Transactional, 2014
    • Intellectual Property, 2007