Su Xu, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Office: 703.430.5759

Fax: 703.935.1394


Dr. Xu is a patent agent in Anova Law Group. She received her Ph.D. in Optics from University of Central Florida. Her Ph.D. research interests include display technologies, liquid crystal photonic devices, liquid crystal materials, adaptive lenses, bio-photonics and etc. Dr. Xu has published more than 30 peer-reviewed journals in Optics Express, Optics Letters, Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Display technology, Liquid Crystals, Lab on a Chip, Journal of Materials Chemistry and etc. Dr. Xu also had years of research and work experience in information technology and microeletronics. 

Prior to joining Anova, Dr. Xu was an intern at the Office of Technology Transfer and Business Development, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). She evaluated inventions of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and prepared patent applications. 


Ph.D., Optics, College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL), University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 

M.S., Optical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China 

B.S., Information Engineering, Zhejiang University, China


Registered to Practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


English, Mandarin Chinese