Dr. Lin Zhuo

Principal / US Patent Agent (Inactive) / China Patent Attorney Engineering / ICT Team

Dr. Lin Zhuo focuses on patent prosecution, dispute resolution, and licensing
and transaction work in Greater China, and helps local clients to procure
patent rights overseas, especially in the United States and European Union.
Dr. Zhuo has worked with a range of companies, from international
corporate brands through to startup high-tech enterprises.

His prosecution practice has covered a wide range of technical subjects,
including medical devices, wind turbines, internet auctions, gaming
machines, spam filtering, search engines, artificial sports playing fields,
semiconductor devices, speakers, image processing system, signal processing
system, consumer products (such as printers, cameras), fuel cells, electroless
plating, lifting aircraft, etc.

Dr. Zhuo has broad experience in dispute resolution, including litigation
(administrative cases and civil cases), negotiation, and infringement

In addition to his prosecution and dispute resolution experience, Dr. Zhuo
also provides other IP related services, such as licensing, transactions, patent
watch, FTO search, patent portfolio and strategy analysis.

Before joining Spruson & Ferguson, Dr. Zhuo worked at the China Trademark
& Patent Office as a Patent Attorney and Attorney at Law and as a Patent
Attorney and Attorney at Law for one of China’s largest intellectual property

Dr. Zhuo also gained experience as a Patent Agent and Student Associate at
a large IP firm in Washington DC.

In addition, Dr. Zhuo acted as an IP associate at Yale University when he
pursued his Ph.D. degree at Yale from 1999 to 2006.

  • BSc (Material Science & Engineering) - Tsinghua University China

  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering) - Yale University USA

  • LLM - Georgetown Law Center USA

  • China Patent Attorney

  • Attorney at Law (China)

  • US Patent Agent (Inactive)