Jun Cheng Ph.D.
Patent Agent

"Striving for client satisfaction, I work closely with my clients to understand their needs and help them secure the broadest protection possible for their intellectual property."

Dr. Jun Cheng has extensive experience in physics, electrical engineering, and biomedical engineering. Prior to joining Brinks Gilson & Lione, Cheng was a faculty member at University of Illinois at Chicago, where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses and directed the Laboratory for Live-cell Imaging and Ultrafast Laser Microsurgery. During his tenure at University of Illinois at Chicago, Cheng received the Junior Investigator Award. Prior to that, Cheng was a Research Fellow at University of Michigan, where he developed the live-cell imaging platform, applied it together with ultrafast laser microsurgery, and achieved significant progresses in various biomedical fields.

Cheng holds a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Michigan, where he investigated the semiconductor nanostructures and their applications on quantum computing and quantum communication. Cheng also has a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, as well as a B.S. in Physics from Beijing University. During his career, Cheng has contributed more than 80 articles for journal publications and conference presentations, and has been invited to be a panelist on numerous national review panels.   

  • Ph.D., Physics,
    University of Michigan, 2006
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering,
    University of Michigan, 2002
  • B.S., Physics,
    Beijing University, 1999
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Mandarin (native)
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL
Scientific Advisor, 2016-Present

Experience | Non-Legal

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Assistant Professor, 2010-2016

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Research Fellow, 2006-2010
Lecturer, 2008-2009
Graduate Researcher, 2000-2006

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October 19, 2016

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the country, has hired nine...