Carson Zheng is an associate in the firm’s Technology and Life Sciences groups, and Strategic Technology Transactions and Licensing practice. Drawing on past experiences as Harvard Medical School faculty, patent prosecutor and IP litigator, Dr. Zheng represents biopharmaceutical companies and research institutions on corporate, financial and commercial matters, with a particular emphasis on complex transactions involving intellectual property. Dr. Zheng counsels clients on corporate partnering issues, strategic alliances, technology licenses and key commercial contracts.
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Dr. Zheng advises biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device companies in a wide range of complex transactions, including licensing, research and development collaborations, partnerships, technology acquisition, and other commercial transactions.
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Dr. Zheng was an associate at Munger, Tolles & Olson where he focused on intellectual property litigation and strategic counseling representing biopharmaceutical client and research institutions.

After law school, Dr. Zheng was a judicial law clerk for Judge Jimmie Reyna at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC.

Prior to law school, Dr. Zheng spent more than a decade in biomedical research and drug discovery. He was Lecturer on Medicine at Harvard Medical School and held a concurrent appointment as Principal Scientist at the Cardiology Division of Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Zheng was also a co-founder of the Center for Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Sciences, a joint venture between Brigham/Harvard and Kowa Company Ltd. (Japan). In addition to his scientific expertise, Dr. Zheng also had experience prosecuting patent applications in the areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and chemical arts.

Professional Activities
Dr. Zheng is a committee member at the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association.






Harvard Law School
(cum laude)
Harvard School of Public Health
Peking University


2017-2018 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Judge Jimmie Reyna



District of Columbia


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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