Tim Tingkang Xia, Ph.D., is a Co-Chair of the firm’s International Transactions Practice and Senior Partner in the Atlanta office of Locke Lord LLP where he devotes his practice to foreign and U.S. intellectual property matters as well as significant international corporate matters. Chosen as the winner of the Client Choice for Intellectual Property - Patents for Georgia, Dr. Xia zealously serves his clients with a passion for devising unique solutions for their intellectual property matters.
An internationally known legal strategist, Dr. Xia has represented clients in significant matters involving various U.S. Governmental agencies including the Committee on Foreign investment in the United States (CFIUS), Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Commerce including the Office of Export Enforcement (OEE), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), U.S. Securities arid Exchange Commission (SEC) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security including U.S. Customs and Border Protection. In particular, Dr. Xia has counseled Chinese clients in the unique issues they face when entering, expanding and sustaining their businesses in the U.S.
Dr. Xia continues to counsel clients in all phases of intellectual property law, including U.S. and foreign patents, trademark and copyright prosecution, patentability, clearance, infringements, validity, licensing, patent portfolio development and management, and litigation. Additionally, out of his passion and devotion, Dr. Xia finds time from his busy practice to draft patent applications and IPRs for his clients.