Banner & Witcoff welcomes patent agent Xin Li and law clerk Reilley Keane to its Washington, D.C., office.
Ms. Li brings eight years of patent prosecution experience to the firm. She has a M.S. in electrical engineering from Wayne State University, M.S. of engineering, microelectronics and solid state electronics from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and B.S. in materials science from Fudan University in China.
Mr. Keane focuses on the preparation and the prosecution of patent applications across a wide array of technologies, including wireless systems, computer software, mobile devices, security and authentication, electric devices, and user interfaces.
Prior to beginning his career in intellectual property, Mr. Keane worked in both energy strategy and construction litigation at a global consulting firm, and as an electrical engineer at a nuclear power plant.
Mr. Keane earned a B.S. in electrical engineering with a minor in economics from Villanova University, and is currently pursuing his J.D. at the George Washington University Law School.