Duane Morris & Selvam Welcomes Intellectual Property Director Li Zheng in the Shanghai Office

Shanghai, 13 May 2024 ― Dr. Li Zheng has joined Duane Morris & Selvam LLP as a Director in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group at its Shanghai office. Prior to joining the firm, he was with King & Wood Mallesons, one of China’s top tier law firms.

“We’re delighted to welcome Li Zheng to the firm,” said Leon Yee, Chairman of Duane Morris & Selvam. “Li Zheng’s joining once again bolsters our IP capability in the China and Asian markets, and we are continuing to attract dynamic attorneys with deep experience and capabilities to our platform.”

Li Zheng concentrates in intellectual property law, focusing on all aspects of U.S. patent law. He has extensive experience in patent-mining, patent preparation and prosecution, patent portfolio management and providing legal opinions to a range of clients, from multinational corporations to startup companies. He also represented Chinese companies in federal district court litigation and U.S. ITC 337 investigations.

Li Zheng is a USPTO registered patent attorney and has been admitted to practice law in North Carolina. He also held the legal practicing certificate in the PRC. He earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from University of Delaware and a Juris Doctor degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2017. Before starting his legal career, Li Zheng was a postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, where he was the first inventor of two U.S. patents relating to wireless communications.

“Not only am I looking forward to being part of a collaborative and collegial culture, Duane Morris & Selvam offers a flourishing platform for my IP practice and a strong commitment to its operation in China,” said Li Zheng.

About Duane Morris & Selvam LLP

Duane Morris & Selvam LLP is the joint law venture between Duane Morris LLP and Selvam LLC, with its headquarters in Singapore. By way of its global platform and extensive range of legal services, the firm helps companies conduct business in and out of Asia, the United States, Latin America, the United Kingdom and beyond. In addition to the excellent skills of its lawyers, clients benefit from the cultural fluency and key relationships that the firm has developed over many years of practising law throughout the region. The firm has a presence in the key markets of Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Yangon, as well as an office in Shanghai. Supporting these regional offices, the firm operates a series of country desks for India, Indonesia, Korea and Japan. It is regularly ranked among the region’s leading law firms by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

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