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Yuanyuan Zhang

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Lifang & Partners

Work Department

  • Intellectual Property.
  • Dispute Resolution.

Position

Partner

Ms. Zhang provides clients with comprehensive patent law services relating to invalidity, freedom to operate (FTO) analysis and infringement litigation. With a technical electronic engineering background, she is well positioned to handle intellectual property matters in the fields of semiconductors, LCD/LEDs, integrated circuits, and computers.

Career

Professional History

  • 2015 – Present: Lifang & Partners: Since joining, Ms. Zhang has become a valuable member of our patent team.
  • 2003 – 2015: State Intellectual Property Office: During her time at SIPO Ms. Zhang has worked as an examiner of the substantive examination department and then as a re-examiner of the Patent Reexamination Board, examining invention patents in the electrical and electronic fields. During this period with SIPO, she served as the Lead Examiner and Chairwoman of the Panel in hearing a number of important and complicated invalidity cases (including the blue LED case between Everlight and Nichia, and the semiconductor conveyer case between Jusung and AMAT). She coordinated and participated in drafting the Regulations for the Protection of IC Layout Designs, and also helped to train Patent Agents in various regions.

Languages

  • English.
  • Mandarin.

Member

  • PRC Bar.
  • PRC Patent Attorney.

Education

  • LLM, Intellectual Property Law, Renmin University of China, 2014.
  • Intellectual property training and exchange program at John Marshall Law School in Chicago, 2009.
  • MS, Microelectronics and Solid-State Electronics, Wuhan University, 2003.
  • BS, Semiconductors, Wuhan University, 2000.


China: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: PRC firms

Within: Intellectual property: PRC firms

Lifang & Partners' team ‘provides targeted solutions and fully understands the characteristics of the client's business environment’. In a notable contentious highlight, it represented Samsung in several patent cases, among them a smart phone and tablet patent infringement and invalidation dispute with Huawei. Microsoft, IBM, Heinz and Dyson also count among the key clients. Bin Zhang possesses ‘solid professional knowledge, which leaves clients reassured’; Yuanyuan Zhang is ‘professional and practical’ and Tingji Hao has 'vast intellectual property knowledge'. Head of trade mark prosecution, Yajun Huang, and Xi Sun, who heads the firm's patent litigation efforts, are also recommended.

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