Qi Zhao, Ph.D., has over five years of experience in preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications in technical areas including small molecule pharmaceuticals, biologics, antibodies, vaccines, diagnostic assays, personalized medicine, food products, polymers, fuel cells, and medical devices, etc. She also assists clients by providing infringement, validity, and freedom-to-operate opinions in the areas of pharmaceuticals, chemicals and medical devices.
Prior to joining Kenyon in 2008, she conducted research on ion channel regulation by phospholipids at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Zhao has extensive experience in areas including biochemistry, protein chemistry, pharmacology, physiology, molecular biology, and cell biology.
Dr. Zhao graduated, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center. She received her B.S. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Peking University, China and her Ph.D. degree in Pharmacology from University of Illinois at Chicago.