Dr. James Zhu


James is head of intellectual property practice at JunHe LLP, a Chinese firm with over 700 attorneys, and the managing partner of its Silicon Valley office. His practice includes patent litigation, procurement, opinion, IP strategies and technology licensing. James represents international clients to enforce or defend IP rights by leading litigation effort in China, procures PRC patent rights, and provides strategic IP counselling and due diligence. Prior to JunHe, James was a partner in Perkins Coie’s Los Angeles Office, and head of its Beijing Office. The BusinessWeek elected James as one of most influential “sea turtles” (U.S. returnees) in the Sino-American community. He currently sits on the boards of CalTech Associates and Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce USA. James graduated from Fudan University, Shanghai. and earned a Ph.D. degree from Caltech and J.D. & M.B.A. from Columbia University.