Eric Liou is an associate at BSKB specializing in all aspects of patent prosecution in the electrical and mechanical arts. During his career, Mr. Liou has drafted hundreds of patent applications and successfully prosecuted applications in a wide range of technologies including audio systems, power generation systems, batteries, fuel cells, telecommunications, vehicular engines, turbochargers, braking and steering systems, medical devices and consumer products. 

Prior to joining BSKB, Mr. Liou gained extensive experience working as an associate in the patent prosecution department of a law firm, a litigation extern at a global telecommunications corporation, and a Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent Trademark Office (USPTO). At the USPTO, Mr. Liou examined cost/price­-related patent applications directed to postage metering systems, computer reservation systems and energy utility systems. 


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    Previous Speaking Engagements

  • BSKB to present at FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” series

    FICPI’s “Connect, Share & Grow” Webinar Series.

    September 30 2020
  • Patent Law Institute 2020: Critical Issues & Best Practices

    PLI 2020: Live Webcast

    April 02 2020
  • New Trademark Developments and Rules in the U.S.P.T.O

    Trademark Day Sweden

    January 23 2020
  • Inter-Collegiate Licensing Association Winter Symposium

    ICLA Winter Symposium

    January 15 2020


  • July 24, 2020

    Washington, D.C. NFL Team Loses Race to the Trademark Office: Does it Matter?

    by Michael. T Smith | IPWatchDog

    In surveys throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area, three possible replacement names have emerged as favorites among the fans: Warriors, Red Wolves, and Redtails. Armed with the knowledge of the name change and the relative popularity of the possible replacement names, two enterprising individuals have applied to obtain a federal trademark registration for the marks WARRIORS, WASHINGTON RED WOLVES, and WASHINGTON REDTAILS, respectively. Neither applicant appears to be connected to the owners of the Washington D.C. professional football team.

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  • July 10, 2020

    Could good intentions lead to future danger?

    by MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. | LSIPR

    MaryAnne Armstrong, Ph.D. discusses the potential risks to IP rights with open-access to technology, medicines and devices in the fight against COVID-19 in the latest issue of LSIPR.

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