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Xia Zheng is president and founder of AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office. She started her IP career in 1987 and has since been actively involved in many areas of IP practice, especially IP strategy, prosecution, post-grant proceedings and IP-related litigation. She has helped clients – from Fortune 500 companies to small start-ups – to successfully obtain IP rights and win patent re-examinations and invalidations, trademark oppositions, reviews, domain name disputes and lawsuits. She also counsels IP rights holders with regard to dispute solutions and legal analysis.
Ms Zheng actively participates in the industry and has been:
Before founding AFD, Ms Zheng advanced from department director to general director and partner of an IP firm. Her prior in-house IP work has included patent management, prosecution, foreign filing and analysis. Her industry experience included research work at the research institute relating to catalytic cracking processes in petroleum processing and work at Human Genome Sciences.
Ms Zheng obtained her MSc in organic chemistry and biochemistry from the University of Illinois, her MEn in petroleum processing from SINOPEC Research Institute of Petroleum Processing and her master’s in IP law from Franklin Pierce Law Centre, University of New Hampshire.