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ZHAO, Hao (Gerry) Partner

Professional Experience

Mr. Zhao’s practice includes patent prosecution and intellectual property related transactional matters. He has represented Chinese and foreign companies in a wide variety of intellectual property rights related matters such as patent drafting and prosecution, designing patent filing strategies, patent invalidation actions, administrative lawsuits, freedom-to-operate (“FTO”) analyses, patentability analyses, and patent due diligence review. Mr. Zhao has extensive experience in cross border technology transfers, including co-development and/or license of intellectual property in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, material science and medical devices.

Prior to joining JunHe, Mr. Zhao worked at Shanghai Hengrui Pharmaceutics and dealt with project feasibility studies, new drug applications and patent affairs.


Mr. Zhao graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University with a Bachelor of Science (major in pharmacy and minor in law).  He then earned a Master of Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research focused on macromolecular drug delivery methods.

Professional Associations

Mr. Zhao is a registered patent agent at the Chinese Patent Office and a licensed attorney in the PRC.

Language Skills

Mandarin and English

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.
As the first carbon neutrality fund sponsored by a law firm in China, the BAF Carbon Neutrality Special Fund was jointly established by JunHe and the Beijing Afforestation Foundation (BAF) to promote carbon neutral initiatives, and encourage social collaboration based on the public fundraising platform to mobilize engagement in public welfare campaigns.