Xiaoying Snow Zhang

Adjunct Professor of Law

Dr. Snow Zhang is a USPTO and PA licensed patent attorney specializing in technology transaction-related legal matters, including patent and trademark protection, portfolio strategy, license, valuation, acquisition, and due diligence. She is a Senior Counsel and Patent Attorney in Saxton & Stump's  Intellectual Property Group. Dr. Zhang also served as Corporate Counsel for Bossa Nova Robotics, Inc. Dr. Zhang mentors tech start-up companies and has advised angel investors' groups on issues arising from the technology commercialization process.

Outside the legal capacity, Dr. Zhang is a co-founder of Ultron-AI, a CMU spinout, focusing on object detection using AI-based computer vision technologies. Dr. Zhang served as Associate Licensing Manager for Carnegie Mellon University Technology Transfer Office and is a Project IP Manager for the Biometrics Center of Carnegie Mellon University.

    Education & Training

  • JD, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Ph.D., Biochemical Engineering, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academic of Sciences
Recent Publications

Xiaoying Zhang, Patent Ownership Disclosure and Real Party-In-Interest Regulation, JURIST - Student Commentary, Nov. 25, 2015

Xiaoying Zhang, Adam Karp, Danny Ko, The Valuation of Intellectual Property for Transfer Pricing Purposes, LANDSLIDES: A Publication of ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, Volume 8, Issue 1, (2015)