Richard Zhang brings an interdisciplinary thinking to intellectual property issues. In addition to his law degree, Richard also holds a double major undergraduate degree: one major in chemistry and a second in economics. And as a result of his work at Johnson & Johnson as a chemist before attending law school, Richard also brings practical industry knowledge to his problem solving.
To further develop his knowledge of intellectual property law while in law school, Richard interned at the United States Patent and Trademark Office where he helped examine patent applications. To further develop his knowledge of trial practice while in law school, Richard interned in the Commonwealth of Virginia's Attorney's Office where he successfully tried criminal cases under Virginia's Third-Year Practice Rule.
Richard is an avid squash player who admires the on-court artistry of James Willstrop, a squash great also known as The Marksman.
Washington and Lee University School of Law
B.A., Chemistry, 2010
B.A., Economics, 2010
District of Columbia
United States Patent & Trademark Office