Meicheng Zhu

Of Counsel

2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 350S
Washington, District of Columbia 20037


Meicheng is an of counsel in the Litigation practice and a member of the Dietary Supplements and Life Sciences industry teams.

As an experienced patent attorney with more than a decade of pharmaceutical research experience in small molecule and RNA drugs, Meicheng focuses her practice on counseling her clients on matters related to intellectual property and patent litigation. She is well versed in reviewing invention disclosures and existing discoveries, identifying patentable subject matters, drafting chemical patent applications, and instructing foreign associates on responding to office actions in other jurisdictions.

Prior to building her legal practice, Meicheng served as a research chemist for one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world where she designed and synthesized novel organic molecules and promoted drug discovery in multiple disease areas. Additionally, Meicheng is the co-inventor of 10 patents and has published articles in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Journal of Organic Chemistry, and Suffolk University Law School’s Journal of High Technology Law.


  • Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctor,
    cum laude
    • Dean’s List
    • Intellectual Property Law Concentration Patent Law Specialization with Distinction
    • Journal of High Technology Law, Lead Articles Editor, Best Note Award
  • University of Alberta, Master of Science – Organic Chemistry
  • Beijing Medical University, Master of Science – Medicinal Chemistry
    • Excellent Academic Award
  • Beijing Medical University, Bachelor of Science – Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    • Best Bachelor Thesis Award
  • District of Columbia
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Mandarin ( Fluent )


  • Competent Communicator Award, Toastmasters International

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