Hang (Helena) Zheng handles patent litigation and patent prosecution matters involving electronic devices, electro-mechanical technology, LED technology, medical devices, material science, and software engineering for US domestic and foreign clients. Helena also represents clients before the International Trade Commission (ITC) and assists with other intellectual property matters such as trademark, IP transaction due diligence, and IP counseling work. Helena has working experience and education in electrical engineering, software engineering, and material science.
Helena has diverse experience in a variety of court and administrative forums including the District Court of Delaware, the District Court of Texas, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). She has experience handling all stages of litigation cases including pleadings, discovery, motions, settlement conferences, trial, and appeals. In addition, her litigation experience spans into other complex commercial litigation areas.
Helena has helped pro bono clients such as non-profit organizations in obtaining tax-exempt status, and securing victories in litigations at summary judgment and trial.
Before attending law school at Northwestern University, Helena worked at financial companies in California in the fields of mortgage banking, private wealth management, and investment advisory services, where she contributed to many large projects in software application development, database analysis and architecture, and internet and web technologies. While working full-time in the financial industry, she obtained her M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Helena previously worked as a research assistant in the electrical engineering department at Princeton University and also conducted scientific research at a national key lab at Fudan University in China.
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)