Excellence. Integrity. Success.

Anthony Hao


Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2021

University of Minnesota­––Twin Cities, College of Science and Engineering, 2016
– B.S. in Chemistry
– Minor in History



Anthony Hao is an associate at Irwin IP. Anthony’s practice primarily focuses on patent litigation.


Before joining Irwin IP, Anthony worked for a boutique patent firm that focuses on patent licensing and litigation. During his time at that firm, Anthony worked on many patent licensing matters on behalf of both domestic and international clients, covering a wide range of technologies including mechanical devices, search engines, media streaming, LED lights, and cameras. As a result, he has extensive experience in drafting claim charts and responses to invalidity challenges. He also provided crucial support in negotiating a patent license with a Fortune 500 company on behalf of a European client.

As a student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Anthony worked at the IP Law Clinic where he provided patentability opinions on inventions related to software applications, mechanical devices, and gaming. While in law school, Anthony served on Chicago-Kent Law Review and Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property. He was a member of the Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property Law Society. Anthony is also the recipient of the Chicago-Kent Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.

Prior to law school, Anthony earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from University of Minnesota with a focus on pre-pharmacy studies. He has extensive work experience in retail, clinical, and specialty pharmacies.


Chicago Bar Association
Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago