Joseph ZHOU

Joseph ZHOU / 周孜冶

Senior Director of International Litigation/ 国际诉讼高级总监 

Xiaomi Inc. / 小米 

Dr. Joseph Zhou is the Senior Director of International Litigation in the Legal Department of Xiaomi Inc., responsible for managing international litigation and dispute resolution practice, especially patent, trademark, and design right related matters. Joseph received his Ph.D. degree at Purdue University and J.D. degree at Arizona State University. His academic and engineering job experiences include professor at a university and Principal Staff Engineer at Motorola. His IP related experiences include patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, patentability and FTO analyses, claim construction, Markman Hearing Brief, trademark, copyright, domain name, trade secret related dispute resolutions, contract drafting and reviewing, IP due diligence in M&A deals. Before joining Xiaomi, Joseph had worked at internationally well-known law firms, multinational corporations, and startup technology companies.