Edward Bi 毕德朋律师

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Edward Bi is a partner of The Law Offices of Konrad Sherinian, LLC.  As an accomplished intellectual property and personal injury attorney, he has extensive experience in medical malpractice, auto accident injury, personal injury law, patent law, trademark law,  copyright law and contract law. He possesses expertise in Internet, computer software, computer systems, wireless communication, mechanical engineering, and other technological areas.

As a Chinese medical malpractice lawyer and a Chinese personal injury lawyer, Edward Bi represents clients in medical malpractice cases and auto accident injury cases. Edward vigorously fights for the interests of victims of medical malpractice and auto accidents. In personal injury cases, he usually represents clients on contingent fee basis. As a fluent Chinese speaker, Edward prides himself as a Chinese lawyer for medical malpractice and other types of personal injury victims.

Edward also conducts both patent and trademark prosecution for numerous clients in different technology and product areas. He prosecutes both U.S. and PCT patent applications. Edward further works with foreign counsels to prosecute foreign patent applications and trademark applications.

Working with other attorneys, he currently litigates multiple patent, trademark, copyright and and personal injury cases. Edward fiercely fights for his clients’ interest and has successfully defended and resolved hundreds of trademark and counterfeit cases along with hundreds of ISP subpoena and copyright infringement cases. He is also litigating a number of personal injury cases involving medical malpractice and auto accidents. Edward has resolved numerous personal injury cases and obtained great results for his clients.

He began his legal career with as a Patent Litigation Technical Expert, conducting patent invalidity and infringement analyses for multiple patent litigation cases. Later, at Howard Rockman, P.C., Edward drafted numerous method and apparatus patent applications in the fields of wireless network communication and computer technologies. At The Mason Group Patent Specialists, Edward continued to prosecute patents in the fields of computer, Internet, wireless communication and telecommunication technologies.

Prior to starting his legal career, Edward was a successful engineer and engineering manager. He developed many state-of-the-art products in the fields of computer systems, computer software, Internet, and wireless communication. He also started two technology companies and was highly successful in building and managing engineering teams. His passion for technology and mastery of the law give him an intense advantage in the court room.

Edward is also a prolific inventor, and is listed on 35 U.S. patents and published patent applications.

Education

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
Juris Doctor, Law
May 2011

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
M.S. in Computer Science, August 1993

Peking University (北京大学), Beijing, P.R. China
B.S. in Mathematics, July 1988

Admissions

Illinois Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin; and United States Patent & Trademark Office: Registered Patent Attorney.

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