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Dr. Kyle D. Chen represents technology companies in patent disputes from inception through trial and post-trial proceedings. Dr. Chen also handles appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. In addition, he has dealt with matters brought before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and the International Trade Commission (ITC).

Dr. Chen has broad educational and professional experience in electrical, mechanical, and industrial engineering arts, in fields ranging from semiconductor fabrication, computer science, and manufacturing systems, to electro-mechanical integration, and operations management.


  • Patent disputes in federal district and appellate courts
  • Patent disputes before International Trade Commission
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board litigation
  • Inter Partes Review (IPR)
  • Covered Business Method (CBM)
  • Post-Grant Review



  • Obtained reversal of injunction for a major global computer equipment company on appeal after trial loss by a different firm.°
  • Forced dismissals of patent cases against a smart phone and virtual reality device supplier and secured award of attorneys’ fees.°
  • Secured settlement in International Trade Commission investigation involving two of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers.°

°The above representations were handled by Dr. Chen prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Research Staff Member, IBM Almaden Research Center, 1997-2002
  • Research Assistant, KLA-Tencor Corporation, 1996-1997
  • Research Assistant, Stanford Integrated Manufacturing Association, 1995-1996

Recognition & Leadership

  • First-Year and Graduation Honors, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 2017-2018
  • Engineering Graduate Honors Fellowship, Stanford University, 1993-1994
  • Presidential Award, National Taiwan University, Spring 1992
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Mensa
  • Member, State Bar of California


  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
    • Civil Litigation Concentration
    • Chair, Inter-Journal Writing Competition Committee
    • Articles Editor, Hastings International and Comparative Law Review
  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Honors, Stanford University
  • M.S., Computer Science, Stanford University
  • M.S., Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University
  • M.S., Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.B.A., Finance and Entrepreneurial Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Chinese (Mandarin), Native