Zheng (Jen) Liu

Orrick Of Counsel Silicon Valley, Intellectual Property Group

Zheng’s practice focuses on patent, trade secrets, and unfair competition litigation, intellectual property counseling, due diligence and technology transactions across a broad range of industries, including UAVs, internet, telecommunications, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical devices. She advises Chinese companies on a wide range of legal issues specific to Chinese companies doing business in the United States, particularly in intellectual property, technology law, and commercial disputes. Some of the Chinese companies she has advised are DJI, Tencent, Foxit, OPPO etc. She has been leading Orrick’s drone practice group in the past three years. She has also been the lead member for many patent infringement and commercial litigation cases and has argued important issues such as claim construction and examined witnesses in federal courts.

Before joining Orrick, Zheng was an associate at a prominent IP litigation boutique firm, where she was involved in matters for Amgen Inc., Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc., Isis Pharmaceutical Inc., Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Lilly ICOS LLC.

Zheng worked in anti-viral drug development at Johnson & Johnson between graduate school and law school, therefore understands the science and process of drug development as well as the business objectives of corporations.