Mind + Muscle

technical minds + legal muscle

Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox
Zhu He

Mind + Muscle

Zhu He



Mr. He is an associate in the Electronics group.  His practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. He uses his technical knowledge to assist clients in a number of technological fields including software, geographic information systems, business methods, and computer graphics. He has also been involved in multiple inter partes review and covered business method review proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board for both the patent owners and petitioners. Representative technologies include computer hardware and software, computer graphics, computer networks, web based applications, and sensor technologies.

Mr. He is a contributing author of Patent Office Litigation, Second Edition, published in 2017, the book provides a fresh and comprehensive exploration of patent office litigation proceedings, including how the proceedings interact with other aspects of patent procurement and enforcement, while delivering practical analysis and advice.

While in law school, Mr. He was the recipient of the Rosita King Ho Scholarship for three years, and he received the James S. Bidlake Memorial Award for Superior Achievement in Legal Analysis, Research, & Writing.

Prior to law school, Mr. He served as a senior software engineer at Cisco Systems, Inc. He led several software development projects in areas such as firewall and application inspection control, and he was also involved in the design, development and implementation of software projects in VOIP (SIP), Java and Web based GUI applications, and Network Management.

Mr. He also worked as a research assistant in the graphics lab in the computer science department at UNC-Chapel Hill.

  • Aditi Majumder, Zhu He, Herman Towles and Greg Welch.  “Achieving Color Uniformity Across Multi-Projector Displays,” Proc. IEEE Visualization 2000, Salt Lake City, Utah, 8-13 October 2000, 117-124.
  • Admissions
      • Virginia

      • United States Patent and Trademark Office

      • District of Columbia

  • Education
      • J.D., Duke University cum laude
      • M.S., Computer Science, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
      • B.A., Computer Science, Denison University cum laude

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