Dr. Chen He is a Patent Agent at Caldwell who practices patent law at the USPTO and counsels clients. In this position, Chen collaborates with clients and other attorneys and agents to ensure that the client’s IP goals are being satisfied. Highlights of his role include:

  • Working with early-stage technology companies to develop strategic IP to accomplish their business objectives
  • Working in industries including chemicals, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology, materials science, semiconductors, cleantech, medical devices, photonics, and lasers
  • Patent preparation and prosecution


Prior to joining Caldwell, Chen was a full-time lecturer at a top-tier university in the U.S. In his five years working as a college professor, Chen has taught nearly 30 general, organic, biological, and physical chemistry courses and interacted with nearly 3000 undergraduate students with positive reviews.

Chen holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Northwestern University where he worked for Professor Emily Weiss and conducted cutting-edge research in semiconductor nanoparticles. Before coming to the U.S., Chen completed his B.S. in Materials Chemistry at Nankai University with the highest honor upon graduation. His research was featured in 12 top-tier scientific journals and five conference proceedings, and he’s the first named inventor of a U.S. patent.

In his free time, Chen enjoys reading novels, watching movies, and spending quality time with his cat Shadow.