Rimon

Zhun Lu, Ph.D.

Partner

Intellectual Property, Corporate and Business Transactions
Delaware, Shenzhen*
(302) 688-7566

EDUCATION

Quinnipiac University School of Law

J.D., Cum Laude

Auburn University

Ph.D., Molecular Biology

Huazhong Agricultural University

M.S. and B.S., Microbiology

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Faeger Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Partner)
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Partner)

    ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • State of Delaware
  • State of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

    Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Zhun Lu is a seasoned intellectual property attorney with 20 years of expertise advising clients on patent prosecution, counseling, opinions, due diligence, transactions and litigation primarily in the biotechnology, biomedical, pharmaceutical, chemical, telecommunications, electronics and semiconductor fields. Mr. Lu also serves as outside general counsel to clients, advising them on corporate matters such as IP management and other business operation issues in the U.S. With a cross-border focused practice, Mr. Lu regularly works with Asian Pacific companies entering the U.S., as well as the U.S. and other international companies operating and doing business in the Greater China marketplace.

Mr. Lu is a recognized thought leader in intellectual property, having frequently presented at conferences and to private audiences, including law firms, universities and corporations.  Mr. Lu is currently Co-Chair of the Far East Committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA). He is also the former Co-Chair of the China Committee at AIPLA.

Prior to legal practice, Mr. Lu was a research scientist at the Yale School of Medicine, providing him with a deep understanding of his biomedical industry clients. Mr. Lu interned for 1 year for the Honorable Peter Dorsey, former chief judge of the Federal District Court for the District of Connecticut, giving him invaluable insight into the anatomy of litigation and advocacy which he uses in his career.

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

Representative Cases

  • Toy Helicopter Solutions LLC v. RK Holdings, LLP et al., Civ. No. 1:20-cv-02587 (N. D. Ill.) including IPR preparation
  • PatentMarks Communications, LLC v. ZTE (USA), Inc., Civ. No. 14-1001-LPS (D. Del.)
  • Straight Path IP Group, Inc. v. ZTE Corp and ZTE (USA), Inc., Civ. No. 13-cv-607-MHS-KNM (E.D. Tex.)
  • Alex is the Best, LLC v. ZTE Corporation and ZTE (USA), Inc., Civ. No. 13-cv-1728-RGA (D. Del.)
  • Golden Bridge Tech. Inc. v. Amazon.com Inc., et al., Civ. No. 11-165 (D. Del.)
  • Golden Bridge Tech. Inc. v. ZTE, et al., Civ. No. 12-482 (D. Del.)
  • Golden Bridge Tech. Inc. v. ZTE (USA), Inc., et al., Civ. No. 12-1162 (D. Del.)
  • Golden Bridge Technology Inc. v. Apple Inc., et al., Civ. No. 5:12-cv-04882 (N.D. Cal.)
  • In re: Prince Sports Inc., Civ. No. 1:12-bk-11439, (Bankr. D. Del.)
  • Memory Integrity LLC v. ZTE et al., Civ. No. 1:13-cv-01811 (D. Del.)
  • Pragmatus Mobile LLC v. ZTE (USA) Inc., Civ. No. 1:13-cv-01684 (D. Del.)
  • SmartPhone Technologies LLC v. ZTE et al., 6:2012-cv-00350 (E.D. Tex.)
  • Gillis v. Toliver et al., Civ. No. 1:04-cv-921 (D. Del.)
  • SPX Corp. v. Autel Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd., Civ. No. 2:2006-cv-01399 (D. Nev.)
  • Heraeus Electro-Nite Co. v. Vesuvius USA Corp., Civ. No. 2:09-cv-02417 (E. D. Pen.) including concurrent Reexamination proceedings in the USPTO
  • Winvic Sales, Inc. v. ValueVision Media, Inc., Civ. No. 1:09-cv-07807 (N. D. Ill.) including concurrent Reexamination proceedings in the USPTO
  • Rich v. Fuqi International Inc., Civ. No. 5653-VCG (Del. Ch.)
  • Xtend Medical v. U&I Bio-tech et al., Civ. No. 5478-VCS (Del. Ch.)
  • Bosch Automotive Services Solutions Inc. v. Autel.US. Inc. and Autel Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd., Civ. No. 13-10534-TGB-LJM (E.D. Mich.)
  • Ford Motor Co. v. Autel.US. Inc. and Autel Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd., Civ. No. 14-13760-TGB-MJH (E.D. Mich.)
  • General Motors LLC v. Autel.US. Inc. and Autel Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd., Civ. No. 14-14864-TGB-MJH (E.D. Mich.)
  • In re: Optical Disk Drive Antitrust Litigation, Civ. No. 10-md-2143-VRW (N.D. Cal.)
  • Autel Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd., v. Bosch Automotive Service Solutions LLC, IPR2014-00183
  • In re: CWC Liquidation Inc., Civ. No. 14-10867, Adv. Pro. No. 16-50400, (Bankr. D. Del.)

Representative United States Investment Transactions

  • Representation of clients in several multimillion-dollar investments in the United States relating to medical and environmental technologies.
  • Representation of clients on multiple due diligence investigation projects in the United States in support of clients’ IPO efforts in China.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • “Intellectual Property Issues in Business Transactions”, Practicing Law Institute, 2016-2020

EDUCATION

Quinnipiac University School of Law

J.D., Cum Laude

Auburn University

Ph.D., Molecular Biology

Huazhong Agricultural University

M.S. and B.S., Microbiology

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Faeger Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Partner)
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Partner)

    ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • State of Delaware
  • State of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

    Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin