Junyi Zhu

B.Sc. Life Sciences | European Patent Attorney

Areas of Practice

Junyi Zhu is experienced in filing and defending European Patents with a focus in the technical areas of biology, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, polymer chemistry, environmental technology and medical technology. She also assists in particular Chinese clients in the development of trademark and design strategies and portfolio management.

Chinese (mother tongue), English, German

Professional Development
since 2017 European Patent Attorney at
2013-2017 European Patent Attorney at a patent law firm in Frankfurt am Main
2013 Admission as European Patent Attorney
2008-2013 Training in the field of intellectual property at a patent law firm in Frankfurt am Main
2002-2007 teaching assistant and research scientist at the department of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Purdue University, USA, PhD candidate
1998-2002 Studies of Life Sciences at Fudan University, China


Personal Information

Junyi Zhu studied life sciences and obtained further education as well as research experience in the field of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Purdue University, USA. Her research in the area of chemical biology and Parkinson's disease has been published in different academic journals and presented in various international conferences. Junyi Zhu has grown tremendous interest in the field of intellectual property after her participation in the two-year joint program between the science departments and Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, Technology Commercialization Laboratory. She then started training as a European patent attorney candidate after she moved to Germany, and worked several years in a Frankfurt based patent attorney firm. Since then she has been working with international clients all over the over and has been especially providing intensive legal counsel and service to her Chinese clients. Junyi Zhu is regularly invited by various trade organizations as well as local authorities in China to lecture about IP rights and system in Germany and in Europe.

Junyi Zhu