Overview

Hyun Jin (HJ) In, Ph.D., focuses his practice on post-grant matters, advising clients on key issues that span post-grant, prosecution, and litigation practices.

With extensive experience across several fields of intellectual property practice, HJ is uniquely positioned to navigate his clients through complex legal issues at the strategic nexus of patent prosecution, post-grant, and litigation. He focuses his practice primarily on post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and has appeared in more than 80 proceedings. He also maintains an active prosecution practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and handles litigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission. He works closely with clients of all sizes from a wide range of industries, from startups to global corporations.

Before joining the firm, HJ conducted cutting-edge research at the Naval Research Laboratory and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. With a deep technical background, he readily grasps the most complex technological concepts that underlie his clients’ legal matters. He has extensive experience in a broad array of technologies, including semiconductors, batteries, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, automotive devices and systems, medical devices, artificial intelligence nanotechnology, optics, and chemistry, among many others. With a solid foundation in the sciences and sharp legal acumen, HJ speaks the language of both technology and the law.

In addition to his patent practice, HJ is committed to improving the lives of others. He maintains an active pro bono practice focused on improving the lives of immigrants and other minorities. He takes great pride in Fish & Richardson's efforts to foster diversity in the legal industry and goes to great lengths to help other diverse attorneys achieve success in the legal profession.

Experience

U.S. International Trade Commission Proceedings

Certain Lithium-ion Battery Cells, Battery Modules, Battery Packs, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same, 337-TA-1181 – Representing complainants LG Chem and Toray Industries in patent infringement case.  Pending.

Certain Pouch-Type Battery Cells, Battery Modules, and Battery Packs, and Products Containing Same, 337-TA-1179 – Representing respondents LG Chem in patent infringement case. Pending.

Certain Batteries and Electrochemical Devices Containing Composite Separators, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same, 337-TA-1087 – Represented complainants LG Chem and Toray Industries in patent infringement case. Favorable settlement.

Certain Automated Teller Machines, ATM Modules, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-972 – Represented respondent Nautilus Hyosung against Diebold in patent infringement case. Obtained finding of non-infringement as to certain products.

PTAB Proceedings

  • Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC, IPR2020-01303
  • Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC, IPR2020-01304
  • Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC, IPR2020-01305
  • Globus Medical, Inc. v. Moskowitz Family LLC, IPR2020-01306
  • SK Innovation Co., Ltd. et al v. LG Chem, Ltd. et al, IPR2020-01239
  • SK Innovation Co., Ltd. et al v. LG Chem, Ltd. et al, IPR2020-01240
  • SK Innovation Co., Ltd. et al v. LG Chem, Ltd. et al, IPR2020-01036
  • SK Innovation Co., Ltd. et al v. LG Chem, Ltd., IPR2020-00991
  • SK Innovation Co., Ltd. et al v. LG Chem, Ltd., IPR2020-00992
  • SK Innovation Co., Ltd. et al v. LG Chem, Ltd., IPR2020-00981
  • SK Innovation Co., Ltd. et al v. LG Chem, Ltd., IPR2020-00982
  • SK Innovation Co., Ltd. et al v. LG Chem, Ltd. et al, IPR2020-00987
  • LG Chem, Ltd. et al v. SK Innovation Co., Ltd., IPR2020-00657
  • SharkNinja Operating LLC et al v. iRobot Corporation, IPR2020-00732
  • LG Innotek Co., Ltd. v. Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., IPR2019-01154
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al v. Immersion Corporation, IPR2019-00704
  • Olympus Corporation of the Americas v. General Electric Technology GmbH, IPR2019-00805
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al v. Immersion Corporation, IPR2018-01467
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al v. Immersion Corporation, IPR2018-01468
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al v. Immersion Corporation, IPR2018-01469
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al v. Immersion Corporation, IPR2018-01470
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al v. Immersion Corporation, IPR2018-01499
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al v. Immersion Corporation, IPR2018-01500
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al v. Immersion Corporation, IPR2018-01501
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al v. Immersion Corporation, IPR2018-01502
  • Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. et al v. iRobot Corporation, IPR2018-00882
  • Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. et al v. iRobot Corporation, IPR2018-00880
  • LG Electronics Inc. et al v. 3G licensing SA, IPR2018-00559
  • Shenzhen Zhiyi Technology Co., Ltd. d/b/a ilife v. iRobot Corporation, IPR2018-00005
  • Shenzhen Zhiyi Technology Co. Ltd., d/b/a ilife v. iRobot Corporation, IPR2017-02050
  • ARRIS International plc v. Sony Corporation, IPR2017-01699
  • ARRIS International plc v. Sony Corporation, IPR2017-01596
  • One World Technologies, Inc. d/b/a Techtronic Industries Power v. The Chamberlain Group, Inc., IPR2017-01040
  • One World Technologies, Inc. d/b/a Techtronic Industries Power Equipment v. The Chamberlain Group, Inc., IPR2017-01042
  • One World Technologies, Inc. d/b/a Techtronic Industries Power Equipment v. The Chamberlain Group, Inc., IPR2016-01846
  • Umicore S.A. v. UChicago Argonne, LLC, IPR2016-00253
  • Umicore S.A. v. UChicago Argonne, LLC, IPR2016-00242
  • Nautilus Hyosung Inc. v. Diebold, Incorporated, CBM2016-00034
  • Nautilus Hyosung Inc. v. Diebold, Incorporated, IPR2016-00580
  • Nautilus Hyosung Inc. v. Diebold, Incorporated, IPR2016-00530
  • Nautilus Hyosung Inc. v. Diebold, Incorporated, IPR2016-00529
  • LG Chem, Ltd. v. Celgard LLC, IPR2014-00692
  • Ford Motor Company v. Paice LLC, IPR2014-00884
  • Ford Motor Company v. Paice LLC, IPR2014-00579
  • Ford Motor Company v. Paice LLC, IPR2014-00570
  • eBay Inc. v. Paid, Inc., CBM2014-00128
  • eBay Inc. v. Paid, Inc., CBM2014-00127
  • eBay Inc. v. Paid, Inc., CBM2014-00126
  • eBay Inc. v. Paid, Inc., CBM2014-00125
  • Shaw Industries Group, Inc. v. AUTOMATED CREEL SYSTEMS, INC., IPR2013-00132
  • Shaw Industries Group, Inc. v. AUTOMATED CREEL SYSTEMS, INC., IPR2013-00584
  • ScentAir Technologies, Inc. v. Prolitec, Inc., IPR2013-00180
  • ScentAir Technologies, Inc. v. Prolitec, Inc., IPR2013-00179

Issued Patents

  • Inventor, U.S. Patent No. 9,422,158 (“Perforated contact electrode on vertical nanowire array”)
  • Inventor, U.S. Patent No. 10,167,192 (“Perforated contact electrode on vertical nanowire array”)

Professional associations

  • Member, PTAB Bar Association
  • Member, International Association of Korean Lawyers