Areas of practice
Ms. Zhang Wei specializes in the machinery aspect of patent law. Her patent expertise covers a variety of areas including general machines and home appliances, imaging apparatuses, medical instruments and apparatuses, food processing apparatuses, mechanical transmission and braking systems, construction machinery, and air compression devices. She provides advisory services in patent application/inquiry/search, patent re-examinations and invalidations, patent administrative and proceedings, and other matters related to intellectual property rights.
Ms. Zhang Wei joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2001. Prior to joining this firm, she was an associate professor of the Building Environment and Equipment Engineering Program and Director of Department of International Cooperation at Jilin Institute of Architectural and Civil Engineering.
She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Building Environment and Equipment Engineering from Jilin Institute of Architectural and Civil Engineering and her Master's degree in International Construction Management and Engineering from the Civil Engineering School of the University of Leeds in the U.K. Ms. Zhang is proficient in Chinese and English.