Bao Chau focuses his practice on patent litigation in electrical and computer technologies. He has experience drafting patent claims for technology clients, conducting legal research for use in litigation, and analyzing and drafting claim construction memoranda.

Before joining Fish, Bao served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Prior to his legal career, Bao worked for nearly a decade as a software engineer in a variety of private sector settings, giving him an insider’s perspective on his clients’ matters. During law school, he was a technology consultant and member of the editorial board of the Virginia Journal of Law & Technology and the design and technology editor for the Virginia Journal of International Law. Bao published an article about algorithmic bias in the ridesharing industry in the William & Mary Center for Legal & Court Technology and co-authored a chapter on integrating computational text analysis into the practice of law, which will be published in the Oxford University Press.

Admitted only in California. Not admitted to practice in New York. Work conducted in New York is directly supervised by a member of the New York bar or is limited to federal courts or agencies listed below or otherwise authorized by law.