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WANG, Zhaolin (Johnson) Partner

Professional Experience

Dr. Wang is qualified to practice before the Chinese Patent Office and the Chinese bar. He mainly focuses on patent enforcement/defense litigations (including patent invalidation administrative litigations) as well as technical secrets and computer software related disputes before the Supreme Court of the PRC and Chinese IP courts/IP tribunals.  He is also frequently involved in providing legal opinions on patent prosecution strategy, technology licensing & transaction, FTO analysis, due diligence in IPO and M&A, as well as other legal matters including SEP & FRAND licensing analysis and evaluation. His technical fields primarily relate to electronics, telecommunications, computer software, semiconductors, mechanical engineering, medical devises, materials and new energy.  He is frequently invited to give speeches in foreign and domestic forum & seminars about Chines IP practices.  He was acting as an independent director of a Chinese listed company for 6 years.

Through more than 25 years’ working experience in IP field, Dr. Wang has accumulated profound capability and expertise in serving his clients in patent and technology-related IP protection and strategy.  He has designed strategic patent management structures for many Fortune 500 companies doing business in China.  In 2016 and 2022, he was respectively elected as one of the China Top 15 IP Lawyers by Asia Legal Business.  In 2017, 2019 and 2022, he was respectively named as one of the strongly recommended patent attorneys/litigators in China by Legal 500 Asia Pacific.  In 2016-2023, he was consecutively recognized as one of the “World's Leading Patent Professionals” by IAM Patent 1000.  From 2020 to 2022, he was recognized by Who’s Who Legal as World Patent Lawyer and China Patent Lawyer.  His comprehensive background of technology, management in listed company, EMBA and legal experience as well as life in US can effectively help him provide professional and quality services to his clients.


Dr. Wang graduated from China University of Mining and Technology, and received his Ph.D. degree in Electronics & Mechanical Engineering. In 2010, he received his EMBA degree (Executive Master of Business Administration) from CEIBS (China Europe International Business School), a renowned business school in China. He was also a visiting scholar in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC).

Professional Associations

Dr. Wang is a registered patent attorney at the SIPO and a licensed attorney before the Chinese bar. 

Language Skills

Mandarin and English.

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.
As the first carbon neutrality fund sponsored by a law firm in China, the BAF Carbon Neutrality Special Fund was jointly established by JunHe and the Beijing Afforestation Foundation (BAF) to promote carbon neutral initiatives, and encourage social collaboration based on the public fundraising platform to mobilize engagement in public welfare campaigns.