Qi Yu

Qi Yu


Chicago, IL

Main: 312.463.5000 Fax: 312.463.5001


Qi specializes in patent prosecution, PTAB litigation, and client counseling, with a strong focus on diverse technologies including electrical, telecommunications, software, and computer-related fields. Qi also has experience in patent litigation at the district court level and arbitration-type dispute resolution.

In addition to her law firm experience, Qi has served as in-house counsel at a major U.S. multinational technology corporation in Shanghai, China. She is qualified as China Attorney-at-Law and Patent Agent.

Prior to her legal career, Qi was a system engineer at a prominent German multinational technology corporation renowned for its cellular communications technology.

  • University of Shanghai for Science and Technology
    2002, B.S., Electrical Engineering
  • Leibniz University of Hannover
    2005, M.S., Electrical Engineering
  • National University of Singapore
    2012, Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law
  • George Washington University School of Law
    2018, L.L.M.
    2020, J.D.


  • German

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Limited Recognition)

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