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Jay Zhu, Ph.D.

Jay (Jia) Zhu, Ph.D., is an associate in the Silicon Valley office of Fish & Richardson P.C.

Dr. Zhu’s technical background includes molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry. His thesis research evaluated cell signaling mechanisms of a novel therapeutic peptide derived from extracellular matrix. While in graduate school, he served as a legal intern for a biotech company and conducted FTO analysis on genetic engineering technologies. He also taught two undergraduate courses as a teaching assistant.

Dr. Zhu has experience in both patent litigation and patent prosecution. His litigation experience includes discovery, legal research, and drafting pre-trial motions. While working at another firm, he drafted office actions in the areas of neuro-science, molecular biology, biochemistry and medical devices.

J.D., University of Chicago Law School (2016)

Ph.D., Biochemistry, State University of New York at Stony Brook (2013)

B.S., Biotechnology, Wuhan University


  • California 2018
  • New York 2017


  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese
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