Eric Li is a counsel in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Dallas - North office of Haynes and Boone. He specializes in intellectual property law, including patent preparation and prosecution. His technical areas of experience include semiconductor processing, solid-state lighting, telecommunications, computer software, and medical devices. Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Eric was an electrical engineer at two well-known telecommunications companies and worked on the development and testing of GSM and CDMA transceivers.

Eric's practice focuses on:

  • Patent preparation
  • Patent prosecution
  • Infringement and validity analysis and intellectual property opinions
  • Licensing, information technology, and intellectual property transactions
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B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2008

M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, University of California San Diego, 2004


Chinese (Mandarin)



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

The IP Beacon, July 2019
July 22, 2019

View the PDF version of the July 2019 IP Beacon. Broad Claim Language May Render Patent Invalid Under Obviousness In BTG Int’l Ltd. v. Amneal Pharms. LLC (Fed. Cir. May 14, 2019), the Federal Circuit affirmed the decisions of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and the District Court in a consolidated appeal addressing whether generic versions of an anti-cancer drug infringed the claims of U. [...]

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Haynes and Boone Elevates 10 Lawyers to Counsel

January 22, 2019