Young Fei

Young Fei is an Associate in Miller Johnson’s Intellectual Property group working with clients to develop patent portfolios optimized for the client’s strategic needs. He is experienced in preparing and prosecuting patent applications involving a wide‐range of technologies, including machine learning applications, control systems, image processing techniques, medical devices, and a variety of integrated mechanical, optical, and electronic systems.

Young manages the parallel prosecution of patent applications across a variety of jurisdictions, including the United States, Europe, China, Japan, Canada, Australia, and Brazil, ensuring clients’ portfolios are strategically aligned across the globe. Drawing from his experiences as seconded in‐house counsel to a major medical devices manufacturer and associate counsel to a Department of Defense software research laboratory, Young approaches patent drafting and prosecution with a keen eye towards strategic portfolio management, always focusing on the why behind his clients’ intellectual property requirements. This client-centric approach further ensures each client is offered the most efficient and cost-effective solution to meet their unique needs.

Professional Experience

Prior to entering private practice, Young served as an attorney with the United States Department of the Navy Office of the General Counsel, where he advised a Navy research laboratory on a variety of intellectual property and contracting issues.

Before attending law school, Young was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. He supported Operation ENDURING FREEDOM as an Intelligence Officer, performing a variety duties ranging from managing teams of signals intelligence analysts, all-source intelligences analysts, and ground electronic maintenance technicians to spearheading the negotiation, staffing, and drafting of an enduring memorandum of agreement between Coalition partners.

Education, Bar, and Court Admissions

Young was awarded his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2017. He earned his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California in 2010.

Young is admitted to practice in Indiana, before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Young is fluent in spoken Mandarin Chinese.