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Kenneth C. Liao

Fax +1.212.536.3901
Mr. Liao is an associate in the firm’s New York office, where he is a registered patent lawyer in the intellectual property practice group.

Mr. Liao has a mixed life sciences and software background in addition to years in financial services mixed between trading software and commercial negotiations/outsourcing. His IP procurement and portfolio management practice includes patent prosecution and IP portfolio counseling, primarily in relation to computer software, including advancements in operating systems, virtualization, cloud computing, general electronics, medical devices, and scientific devices. Mr. Liao’s licensing and technology transactions practice focuses primarily on software licensing both for vendors and customers, and additionally includes commercial deals with a patent, copyright, trademark, or branding component.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Liao was a vendor and outsourcing manager and a software engineer in the investment banking division of the New York office of a Swiss multinational financial service holding company. In addition, he was a summer associate at an international law firm in 2013. Before studying law, Mr. Liao gained technical experience in the analytical labs of a New York based cancer research institution.