Services Drafts Xu L. I am a USPTO registered patent agent. After about a decade of academic research, I switched to the field of Intellectual Property law for both professional interests and family convenience. I have a Ph. D in Electrical Engineering and Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering. I am the co-author of numerous peer-reviewed research journal papers. I am experienced in patent search, drafting, filing, and prosecution in the United States. Work Terms I am looking for part-time patent related work that fit my interests and expertise. My hourly rate is $55/h. After initial discussion of the scope of a job, I will usually quote a fixed price.