Private Practice

Associate, Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP

Associate, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Patent Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. 

Education

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.)

Georgia Institute of Technology (B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, summa cum laude)

Professional & Community Affiliations

Bar & Court Admissions

State of Illinois

State of Virginia

United States Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

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Shaun Zhang

Associate / Chicago
f312-881-5248

A registered patent attorney, Shaun focuses on litigating cases which often involve a range of complex technologies such as electrical systems, medical devices, semiconductors, and computer software. Shaun also brings a unique perspective of intellectual property strategy gained through serving as in-house counsel for Hewlett Packard. Shaun graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Tech with a degree in materials science and engineering, and earned his law degree from Georgetown Law, where he served as president of the student body.

Of Note

Representative Litigation

Consumer Electronics Litigation

Represents a Fortune 10 consumer-electronics company in eight patent-infringement cases relating to telecommunications, user-interface, computer-security, and battery technologies.  Following the dismissal of several of these suits, the remaining actions are pending in the summary-judgment and discovery phases.

Medical Waste Management Litigation

Represented a market leading medical device manufacturer in a patent infringement suit concerning medical waste management technology.

Endoscopic Imaging Litigation

Defended a market leading medical device manufacturer in a patent infringement suit concerning endoscopic imaging technology.

Publications

How Different Are the Broadest Reasonable Interpretation and Phillips Claim Construction Standards?, IPO Law Journal (July 27, 2018) (cited by the USPTO in its October 11, 2018 Final Rule (Federal Register Vol. 83, No. 197) that changes the claim construction standard for interpreting patent claims in PTAB Trials)

IPR at Supreme Court: Inside Cuozzo Oral Arguments, Law360 (April 26, 2016)

Superhydrophobic and Low Light Reflectivity Silicon Surfaces Fabricated by Hierarchical Etching, Langmuir 24, 18, 10421-10426 (August 19, 2008)