Fei Shen

12255 El Camino Real Suite 250, San Diego, CA USA 92130


Fei Shen is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling in the computer, software, and semiconductor industries with technical expertise on, but not limited to, network technologies, semiconductor manufacturing, circuit design, enterprise systems, database systems, graphics processing, computer security, search technologies, big data, mobile applications, communication protocols, smart devices, social media, and automated business infrastructure. Mr. Shen has experience in developing patent filing strategies, preparing and prosecuting U.S. and international patent applications, providing opinions on patentability, invalidity or non-infringement with respect to intellectual property rights, conducting due diligence investigations, performing post-grant actions, providing litigation support, and other like services. Mr. Shen has extensive experience in helping Chinese clients on outbound work to the U.S. He also works closely with our Shanghai office serving American companies with their interests in China.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shen worked as a patent associate in the San Diego office of an international law firm where he secured patent protection for Fortune 100 companies as well as start-ups, and where he was also a member of the litigation team representing a major international telecommunication equipment manufacturer. Previously, Mr. Shen worked as an associate in the Indianapolis office of an international law firm where he drafted and prosecuted electronic patent applications, and provided litigation support.

Prior to launching his legal career, Mr. Shen spent more than eight years as a computer engineer with Teradata Corporation in El Segundo, California, Teradyne Corporation in Agoura Hills, California, and Nationwide Insurance in Columbus, Ohio.

Mr. Shen holds a law degree from Boston University School of Law. During his third year at law school, Mr. Shen also attended UCLA School of Law as a visiting student.

Mr. Shen was recognized in 2023 and 2024 as one of the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" for Patent Law by The Best Lawyers in America®.

Mr. Shen is a native Mandarin Chinese speaker.


Boston University School of Law J.D. (2011)

University of Southern California M.S. (2000) Computer Science

Denison University B.S. (1998) Computer Science, cum laude, Dean's List


California (2011)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2011)

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association, Member

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member

Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, Member

San Diego Chinese Lawyer Association, Member

San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association (SDIPLA), Member

If you would like to receive related insights and information from Kilpatrick Townsend, please provide your contact details by filling out the form and clicking “Agree.” If you would like to access the PDF only, please click “Download Only.”