Zhi Ling ZengPhD, MIP, BSc, CPA, MIPTA
Zhi Ling has over a decade’s experience in the field of IP. Having qualified and worked in Australia as a Patent and Trade Mark Attorney, Zhi Ling practised internationally as a Patent Attorney in the Chemical & Life Sciences teams of leading IP firms in Singapore, China and New Zealand. She is well versed with the complexities of local and international IP practices.
Although specialising in the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields, Zhi Ling regularly drafts and prosecutes patent applications pertaining to food, medical, semiconductor and mechanical technologies.
Whilst working internationally, Zhi Ling has drafted patent applications for the world’s leading research institutes and handled the patent portfolios of major chemical, pharmaceutical, animal health, food and beverage and polymer products companies.
Zhi Ling has also advised local and international clients on freedom-to-operate, and patent infringement and validity issues relating to pharmaceutical, food, alloy/steel and fabric coating compositions. In addition, Zhi Ling has secured design and copyright registrations for small to medium enterprises in countries such as China and New Zealand.
As with Kelvin, although Zhi Ling’s technical qualification was in Chemistry and Biochemistry (with her PhD degree in Bio-analytical Chemistry from the University of Queensland), Zhi Ling’s extensive and unique international experience has exposed her to a wide range of technologies and puts her in a strong position to advise clients on local and international IP issues.
Together Kelvin and Zhi Ling lead a team of registered Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys who are dedicated to providing excellent and personalised services to local and international clients.