Guojun Zhou

Director, International Patents at Intel Corporation
Ranked in IP management consultancy, Legal
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Guojun Zhou's Profile

Guojun Zhou is an associate general counsel and the director of international patents at Intel. Dr Zhou has worked on patent prosecution, portfolio management, global patent strategies, and patent litigation for more than 20 years. Through his work, he has gained substantial experiences in many international-patent-related legal areas including foreign filing licences, inventor remuneration, utility model practices, export regulations, PCT practice and patent policy, all across various jurisdictions (eg, China, Europe, India, Japan and Korea). He led a major patent litigation case in China. He was invited to speak on a broad range of patent topics in many international conferences.

Dr Zhou obtained his BS, MS and PhD, all in electrical engineering, from Southeast University (Nanjing China), Tsinghua University (Beijing, China), and Duke University (North Carolina, US), respectively. He worked as an engineer in China, in Singapore, and in the United States for many years. He had several patents. Dr Zhou earned his JD (cum laude) from Northwest School of Law of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, US. 

Dr Zhou relocated to Asia from the United States in 2016 and currently lives in Taipei. He leads a team of international patent professionals to manage Intel’s non-US patents, to develop non-US patent strategies and to work closely with outside counsels across the world to improve the quality of patents in different jurisdictions. 

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