Dr. Xiaochun Zhu, Partner, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC to Speak at TKG’s Protection of Biotechnological Inventions: Essential Updates and Trends

Top Quote The Knowledge Group Live Webcast Series has announced today that Dr. Xiaochun Zhu, Partner, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Protection of Biotechnological Inventions: Essential Updates and Trends LIVE Webcast.” End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 13, 2018 - This event is scheduled for July 26, 2018 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm (ET).

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    About Dr. Xiaochun Zhu
    Dr. Xiaochun Zhu is a patent attorney and partner at the intellectual property law firm, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, P.C. ("SSMP"), located in Long Island, New York, United States. Dr. Xiaochun Zhu received her undergraduate study at Tsinghua University (Bioscience) and received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Brandeis University in 1996. She was a postdoctoral research fellow at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School from 1996-1997, before joining SSMP in 1997. Dr. Zhu obtained her J. D., magna cum laude, from St. John's University School of Law in 2002, and was admitted to New York State Bar, and the Eastern and Southern Federal District Courts in New York. Dr. Zhu is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Dr. Zhu's technical expertise is in the areas of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, and leads the biotech practice group at SSMP. She practices in all aspects of patent procurement in the U.S., and also performs in various aspects of the PCT practice. Additionally, Dr. Zhu is experienced in legal opinion work, including patent validity and infringement opinions, and freedom-to-operate opinions, and counsels a range of clients from large corporations to start-up companies and universities. Dr. Zhu has also represented clients in litigations, including Chinese companies in trade secret litigations. Dr. Zhu became the first woman partner of Scully Scott Murphy & Presser in January 2006, and was featured among New York Women Leaders in the Law in New York Magazine in 2008 and Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services in Long Island Business News in 2013.

    About Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC
    Celebrating its 45th year, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC("SSMP") is a prominent law firm in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to Intellectual Property. Comprised of highly skilled attorneys with highly technical backgrounds, SSMP confidently sits at the crossroads of cutting edge science, technology and law where it offers both technical and legal expertise and secures, protects and enforces intellectual property for its clients in the areas of biotechnology, chemistry, electronics, electrical engineering, computer science, internet, business methods, mechanical arts, nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals and material science. SSMP is proud to represent some of the most innovative Fortune 100's, start-ups and universities in America and around the world, and has been consistently ranked among the top 10% of patent firms in the United States based on the number of patents issued. For more information, please visit www.ssmp.com.

    Event Synopsis:

    As innovations remain a hallmark of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, the demand for intellectual property protection continues to grow and become more crucial for businesses. It is important that companies understand these trends and stay updated of any developments that may impact protection of biotechnological inventions.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a team of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will discuss the key trends and legal risks in the biotechnology industry. Speakers will provide practical legal tips to help companies secure protection of their inventions and seize opportunities brought by the emerging trends and developments.

    Key topics include:
    • Recent technology advances that impact development of new therapies, and developing intellectual property portfolios protecting technology advances
    • Protecting Biotech Inventions in the EU
    • The EU BioPatent Directive

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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