Dr. Yunlai Zha is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Silicon Valley office.

Areas of Practice

Yunlai's practice focuses primarily on prosecution of patent applications related to blockchain, machine learning, artificial intelligence, semiconductors, optical devices, nano devices, telecommunications, medical devices, robotics, and clean energy and renewables. He routinely interviews inventors to develop invention disclosures and draft new patent applications in the broad range of complex technologies.

Previously, Yunlai was a technical specialist at a top international IP boutique law firm.



J.D., The George Washington University, 2019

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2014

M.A., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2011

B.S., Physics, Biophysics and Biochemistry, Brandeis University, 2009


  • California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


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