- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- Registered Patent Attorney, US Patent and Trademark Office
- University of Illinois College of Law, Juris Doctor
- Washington University, B.S. Chemical Engineering
U.S. patent attorney with a B.S. in chemical engineering focusing his practice on both patent and trademark litigation and prosecution. He has experience with IP matters in several industries including consumer retail goods, IT, medical devices, energy, and construction equipment. Mr. Hwang practices the full scope of IP law, including issues related to patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, trade dress, unfair competition, and false advertising matters. He has managed domestic and international trademark portfolios for global corporations and counseled clients on their international brand portfolio development and protection strategies.
Mr. Hwang has participated in hundreds of IP enforcement matters including counterfeit and gray-market/parallel import matters both in the U.S. and in foreign jurisdictions. He has handled intellectual property proceedings before both state and federal courts, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.