Our Staff

 

jeffery's photoJeffery Zhang, a senior patent attorney with 15 years' experience in the patent field,  graduated from Tsinghua University in China with a bachelor degree in mechanics and precision instrument in 1987, and completed a three years’ graduate course on computer application technologies in the Graduate College of Chinese Academy of Science in 2006.

After working in an electrical dynamo plant as a technician and engineer, an accounting software company as a webmaster and programmer, a localization firm as a translator,  Jeffery found the patent firm in 2003, and shortly became a patent attorney.

Jeffery has translated and published several English books in the fields of psychology, Internet, education, character building and enterprise management from as early as 1980s.

During his career as a patent attorney, Jeffery has handled more than 2,000 patent  filing, prosecution, invalidation and litigation cases, mostly of multi-national companies.

Jeffery is proficient in both Chinese and English, and is interested in various fields of science and technology, as well as economics and liberal arts, which afford him a deep reasoning ability and broad perspective in his patent practices. Jeffery is also a person of integrity.   

 

Xiao ZhangXiao Zhang, a senior patent attorney with 12 years's experience in the patent field,  graduated from Northeastern University in China with a bachelor degree in computer application technologies in 2003, and obtained a master degree in computer application technologies from the same university in 2006.

From 2006 to 2010, Xiao  was a patent examiner in the Department of Electricity Invention Examination of Patent Examination Cooperation Center of National Intellectual Property Administration, PRC.

From 2010 to 2018, Xiao worked in a leading patent firm as a patent attorney,  translating patent documents of about 3 million words, proofreading patent documents of about 3 million words, drafting responses to about 1000 office actions, drafting  about 300 patent specifications, and doing numerous patent reexamination, patent invalidation, patent infringement litigation, patentability search and analysis, advance warning and infringing analysis for big companies such as Toyota, Lenovo, Geli Electrial Appliances.  

Xiao is proficient in English and Chinese, and is adequate in Japanese.

Xiao is responsible, earnest and surefooted, and can work aggressively under pressure with high efficiency; he also has good coordinator skills and and a teamwork spirit.

 

Fangcheng YangFangcheng Yang,  a senior patent attorney practicing patent for 13 years, graduated from Beijing Jiaotong University with a bachelor degree in applied physics and a master degree in electromagnetic field and microwave technology.

After graduation from the university, Fangcheng worked in the optical communication company for 3 years, and then joined several patent agencies.

Fangcheng has rich experience in patent application filing, drafting, translation, prosecution, reexamination, invalidation and litigation, and has completed nearly 1000 patent-related cases.

 

 

JoannaMs. Anna Qiao, a patent attorney practicing patent law for 11 years, graduated from Beijing University of Technology as a bachelor of science in applied physics in 2005.

After graduation, Anna worked in a research institute of telecommunications from 2005 to 2008, and then worked in a leading patent firm for 5 years before joined us in 2013.

Anna has handled hundreds patent drafting, filing and prosecuting cases mostly for multinational companies, spanning the technical fields of electronics, semiconductors, optics, physics, electrochemistry, medical equipment, etc.

Anna is proficient in English and Chinese. She is a passionate, careful and responsible person. 

 

li YuanMs. Yuan Li, a senior patent attorney practicing patent law for 13 years, graduated from Beijing Telecommunication University as a bachelor of engineering in telecommunication engineering in 2003 and as a master of engineering in telecommunication in 2006.

After graduation, Yuan worked in a leading patent firm as a patent attorney before joined us in 2014.

During her career as a patent attorney, Yuan has become an expert in patent matters int the computer and telecommunication field by handling thousand of patent drafting, filing and prosecution cases in the computer and telecommunication field for multinational and domestic companies, and dozens of patent reexamination, invalidation and infringement cases.

Yuan is proficient in English and Chinese. She is an earnest, intelligent and reliable person.

 

rongjun LiMr. Rongjun Li, a senior patent attorney practicing patent law for 15 years, graduated from Beijing University as a bachelor of science in information management in 2001 and as a master of science in information technology in 2004, and from Ottowa University as a doctor of law in 2008.

Rongjun has both Chinese patent attorney and Canadian lawyer qualifications. From 2004, Rongjun has worked in several patent firms in China and Canada, helping multinational companies to extend their IP activities globally. The cases that Rongjun handled span extensive technical fields, including telecommunications, electrical engineering, semiconductors, computer hardware and software, etc. Rongjun has rich experience in patent prosecution, patent reexamination and invalidation lawsuits, patent infringement lawsuits.

Rongjun is proficient in English and Chinese. He has deep and extensive knowledge and interest in various fields, and an international perspective.

 

Xiang WeiMr. Xiang Wei, a senior patent attorney practicing patent law for 11 years, graduated from China Science and Technology University as a bachelor of engineering in automatic control in 2003 and as a master of engineering in control theory and control engineering in 2007.

From 2007 to 2012, Xiang was a patent examiner in China National Intellectual Property Administration. Thereafter, Xiang worked in several patent firms as a patent attorney before joined us in 2017.

During his 11 years as a patent examiner and patent attorney, Xiang handled more than 1,000 patent examination, drafting, application, invalidation, reexamination and litigation cases. Since he can see a patent application case from the perspective of examination, he has obtained a very high grant rate.

Xiang is proficient in English and Chinese. He is an outgoing, creative, self-motivated and hardworking person.

 

jie chenMs. Jie Chen, a patent attorney practicing patent law for 9 years, graduated from China Chemical University as a bachelor of engineering in chemistry in 2003.

After graduation, Jie first worked as researcher in a institute of chemistry and then joined a leading patent firm in 2010 before joining us in 2015.

Jie has handled hundreds of patent drafting, filing and prosecution cases in the chemistry field for multinational and domestic companies, and dozens of patent reexamination, invalidation and infringement cases.

Jie is proficient in Japanese, English and Chinese.