Dr. Weiguo Zhou provides client counseling on intellectual property issues, including prosecuting patent applications and trademark registrations before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, anti-trust issues, and patent and trademark litigation. In addition to intellectual property matters, Weiguo assists clients with business law matters, including corporate organization, contract and litigation issues.
Weiguo has an extensive background in biomedical technologies including molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, neurobiology, microbiology, and immunology. He previously worked for more than 10 years at top biomedical research institutes in China, Australia, and the United States. He has published more than 10 academic papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Weiguo earned his PhD in genetics/molecular biology from Fudan University, while he completed most of his thesis work at Yale University on a grant from the McKnight Foundation. His research focused on the development of innovative system to reduce insect-born infectious diseases. After obtaining his PhD, Weiguo expanded his research into the areas of medical genetics and neuroscience.
Weiguo graduated from Temple University, Beasley School of Law, cum laude. While in law school, he was the recipient of Conwell Scholarship. Weiguo is the note and comment editor for The Temple International and Comparative Law Journal. His comment, “Pirates Behind an Ajar Door, and an Ocean Away: The U.S.-China WTO Disputes—The Intellectual Property Protection and the Market Access,” is selected for publication.