Zhun Lu is a partner in the Wilmington, DE office of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and the firm’s Senior Director for Greater China Practice, advising clients on a broad range of IP and business matters in patent counseling, opinions, litigation, and prosecution, primarily in the areas of biotech, biomedical, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, telecommunications, computers, automobile diagnostic tools, and semiconductors.
Zhun is also experienced in corporate matters relating to Delaware business entities, governance, compliance, restructuring, IP management, technology transfer and licensing, international brand protection, IPO and M&A due diligence, commercial dealings, employment, and US antitrust class action litigation.
Zhun has been working with Greater China-based companies entering the US and helping them to expand and sustain their business interests, often acting as their outside general counsel. He also helps US and other international companies operating and doing business in the Greater China marketplace. He is an honorary member of the Chinese Intellectual Property Society and has been a frequent lecturer at law firms, universities, companies, and conferences in China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan. Zhun has been serving as representative for the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) to the SIPO/U.S. Bar Liaison Council since 2016 after serving 2 years as Co-Chair of AIPLA’s IP Practice in China Committee.
Zhun graduated cum laude from University of Quinnipiac Law School in 2002. In his last year in law school, Zhun served as an intern for the Honorable Peter Dorsey, the former Chief Judge of the United States District Court of Connecticut. Before attending law school, he was a post-doc fellow and then Associate Research Scientist at Yale University Medical School. He obtained a Ph.D. in molecular biology from Auburn University.