Lihua Zheng, JD PhD




Dr. Lihua Zheng, is a founding partner and owner of Zheng & Karg LLP. Dr. Zheng advises on both corporate and intellectual property aspects of technology commercialization. He specializes in IP licensing, venture capital financing, patent portfolio management, corporate partnering, and joint ventures.

Dr. Zheng represents startup and emerging growth companies in their formation, reorganization, financing, patent asset procurement, partnering and licensing arrangements with research universities, institutes or corporations, as well as multinational companies and venture capital funds in their investments, partnering, licensing and technology acquisitions.

Dr. Zheng’s practice encompasses a broad range of technical areas, including biomaterials, biotechnologies, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, botanical medicines, medical devices, healthcare, medical devices, and consumer products. With deep understandings of both technical and legal nature, Dr. Zheng is particularly experienced in serving companies in the healthcare industry such as life sciences and pharmaceutical companies.

Dr. Zheng started his legal career at a prestigious international law firm in New York City. Before his legal career, Dr. Zheng earned a doctoral degree in studying how mutations in a family of genes cause bone malformation and developmental delays. He won an NIH award for his postdoctoral study on the regulation of osteoporosis by certain microRNAs.

Dr. Zheng is licensed in the State of New York and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He is also a registered patent attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.