IP Litigation of Patents and Trademarks
Preparing and Prosecuting Patent and Trademark Applications
U.S. Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court
Central District of California
Northern District of California
Southern District of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
George Washington University, 1993, J.D.
Clarkson University, 1989, B.S.E.E.
Split Over the Use of the CFAA Against Disloyal Employees, Federal Lawyer, 2014
The Reasonably Certain Ethics of a Minority Report, The Bencher, 2013
Beware the Witch's Brew of Rhetorical Hyperbole, Orange County Lawyer, 2013
Notice That Registered Trademark In The Window?, John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, 2011
A Prosecution Bar In Patent Litigation Should Be The Exception Rather Than The Rule, Va. J.L. & Tech., 2010
Responding to a Cease-and-Desist Letter, MX: Medtech Executive, 2010
Eye of the Beholder, Los Angeles Lawyer, 2009
Egyptian Goddess: Rebooting Design Patents And Resurrecting Whitman Saddle, Federal Circuit Bar Journal, 2009
A Quantum Of Originality In Copyright, Chicago-Kent Journal of Intell. Prop., 2009
JAT Wheels Inc. v. JNC Wheel Collection, No. 14-4898 (C.D. Cal.)
Oliver & Tate Enters. v. Foundations Worldwide, Inc., No. 13-1683 (C.D. Cal.)
San Francisco Tech., Inc. v. Elkay Plastics Co., No. 11-291, (N.D. Cal.)
Golden Temple of Oregon LLC v. Wai Lana Productions LLC, No. 09-902, (D. Or.)
Coach, Inc. v. Asia Pacific Trading Co.,
676 F. Supp. 2d 914 (C.D. Cal. 2009)
ACCO Brands USA, LLC v. Accentra, Inc., No. 07-1401 (N.D. Ill.)
In the Matter of Certain Lighting Products, Inv. No. 337-TA-594 (ITC)
SunTiger, Inc. v. Zoom Eyewear, Inc., No. 04-6805 (C.D. Cal)
Cordelia Lighting, Inc. v. American Flourescent Corp., No. 02-7343 (C.D. Cal.)
Adv. Cardiovascular Sys., Inc. v. SciMed Life Sys., Inc., 261 F.3d 1329 (Fed. Cir. 2001)
Medtronic, Inc. v. Adv. Cardiovascular Sys., Inc., 248 F.3d 1303 (Fed. Cir. 2001)
Origin Medsys. v. Gen. Surgical Innovations, 1999 WL 507160 (Fed. Cir. 1999)
Benjamin Aranda III Inn of Court – Member
Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association – Member
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Examiner
Mr. Juo has litigated cases at both the trial and appellate level, including summary judgment, Markman claim construction hearings, and jury trials in several U.S. District Courts, including the Central District of California, and the Northern District of California. Mr. Juo also helped obtain a multi-million dollar award for one of his litigation clients. He also has appeared in several Federal Circuit appeals, including Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. v. SciMed Life Systems, Inc., 261 F.3d 1329 (Fed. Cir. 2001) (winning reversal of adverse claim construction to vacate summary judgment); Medtronic, Inc. v. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., 248 F.3d 1303 (Fed. Cir. 2001) (winning affirmance of favorable district court decision); and Origin Medsystems, Inc. v. General Surgical Innovations, Inc., No. 98-1416, 1999 WL 507160 (Fed. Cir. 1999) (successfully overturned adverse summary judgment decision).
His article, “A Prosecution Bar In Patent Litigation Should Be The Exception Rather Than The Rule” (co-authored with David J. Pitman) was cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In re Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas and Total Bank Solutions, LLC, 605 F.3d 1373 (Fed. Cir. 2010) as containing a “comprehensive” review of trial court decisions regarding protective orders involving patent prosecution. And his article, “A Quantum Of Originality In Copyright” (co-authored with Katherine L. McDaniel), was selected for inclusion in the 2010 edition of the annual Thomson Reuters (West) Intellectual Property Law Review as one of the best intellectual property law articles from the past year. Other published articles include “Egyptian Goddess: Rebooting Design Patents And Resurrecting Whitman Saddle” in the Federal Circuit Bar Journal; "Notice That Registered Trademark In The Window?” in the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law; "Split Over the Use of the CFAA Against Disloyal Employees" in The Federal Lawyer; "The Reasonably Certain Ethics of a Minority Report" in The Bencher; and "Beware the Witch's Brew of Rhetorical Hyperbole" in Orange County Lawyer.
Mr. Juo spoke on protective orders and patent prosecution at the 30th Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law sponsored by the University of Houston Law Center and the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association. Mr. Juo led a panel discussion at the Design Patents in the Modern World conference held at Stanford Law School. At the 83rd Annual Meeting of the California State Bar, he co-presented a program entitled “From Batman to Paris Hilton: Design Patents for Aesthetic Attorneys.” Los Angeles Lawyer magazine featured Mr. Juo on the cover of its November 2009 issue for his article, “Eye of the Beholder” concerning design patents.
Mr. Juo volunteers as a moot court judge in the National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition held annually at Pepperdine University. He also has participated as a volunteer attorney settlement officer for unlawful detainer cases at the Los Angeles Superior Court in Torrance.
Mr. Juo earned his J.D. from George Washington University in 1993, and his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University in 1989. Mr. Juo is admitted to the bars of California and Virginia, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His wife Lotus owns and operates a Mathnasium Learning Center. He also is a member of the Benjamin Aranda III Inn of Court, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association.