叶琏刚(Mark L. Ye)律师是在美国休斯顿市执业的美国专利律师,处理各种与专利、商标、版权、商业秘密等知识产权相关的诉讼与非诉讼法律事务。非诉讼业务包括上述知识产权的申请、登记、转让、许可,企业知识产权策略的设计、执行与评估,出具律师意见书。诉讼类业务包括侵权调查、分析、执行(原告起诉或被告应诉)等。叶律师的专业技术领域包括计算机硬件、软件、通讯设备、化工以及机械设备。
    叶律师来休斯顿执业之前,在美国西雅图、休斯顿另两家事务所工作并在美国联邦地区法院实习(intern)过。在从事律师事务之前,叶律师曾从事过科学研究(表面物理)和工程设计(化工),获化工工程师执照(P.E.)。
    叶律师获得以下学位:复旦大学物理学士,美国路易斯安那州立大学物理硕士、化工硕士,美国休斯顿大学法律博士(J.D.)。
    叶律师现任中华全国律师协会信息网络与高新技术专业委员会特邀委员,上海市律师协会信息网络法律研究会海外资深顾问。
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Mr. Ye is a patent attorney in private practice with a law firm . He specializes in Intellectual Property Law, including patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and technology licensing. His main practice includes:
a) client counseling, corporate IP strategies;
b) patent prosecution (in the art areas of high technology, computer hardware/software, chemical engineering and mechanics);
c) patent litigation (some of the cases involve tens of millions of dollars at stake and companies around the world.); and
d) other IP rights acquisition, enforcement and defense.

Prior to joining Wong Cabello, Mr. Ye was a patent agent/attorney at Christensen O'Connor Johnson & Kindness, Seattle, WA, where he was responsible for patent prosecution in mechanical, chemical and software art. Before that, Mr. Ye was an intern for Federal Magistrate Judge Marcia Crone in Houston, Texas and a summer clerk with Gardere Wynne Sewell, a large full service law firm in Houston.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Ye was a process engineer for Bechtel Corp. and Jacobs Engineering Group in Houston, Texas. His responsibilities included process engineering simulation, programming, process design, plant operation and equipment evaluation, plant revamp feasibility study, process safety system design and audit. Mr. Ye was enrolled in graduate school at L.S.U., where he participated in the scientific research work in the Surface Science Laboratory. His responsibilities included ultra high vacuum system implementation and operation, solid sample preparation and analysis with various radiation sources.
Mr. Ye is a member of various bar associations including the Houston Bar and the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Ye is admitted to practice in the State of Texas and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Ye received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in May, 2001. He was the Information Technology Editor, Houston Business and Tax Law Journal, 1999-2001.
Mr. Ye has Master of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering and Physics from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has a BS in Physics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China.