Jiaxiao Zhang focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation matters. Jiaxiao has substantial experience in federal district court actions in California, Texas, and Florida, at the Federal and Ninth Circuits, and in proceedings before the US Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Jiaxiao is an experienced patent attorney and former patent examiner familiar with USPTO programs, policies, and procedures. She also has experience in design engineering, biotechnology laboratories, and research, including as an engineer at a biomedical device company. She has prosecuted hundreds of utility and design patent applications from conception to post-issuance, and provides strategic intellectual property portfolio management and due diligence guidance. She represents multi-national and Fortune 500 companies, start-ups and growing innovators, as well as individuals and not-for-profit organizations.

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  • Orange County Coalition for Diversity in the Law (OCCDL), President (2019-2020 Vice President)
  • Howard T. Markey Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, Treasurer (2019-2020 Co-Chair of Programming)
  • Public Law Center (PLC), PLC Advocate, Pro Bono Co-Chair
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

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University of California, Irvine School of Law, JD, 2017
University of Minnesota Twin Cities, BS, Electrical Engineering, 2007


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