Xiaoyan Zhang is a Counsel of Mayer Brown JSM’s IP & TMT group. Ms. Zhang has over 15 years of combined legal and high-tech industrial experience. Her legal practice focuses on cybersecurity and privacy, technology transfer and outsourcing, and IP enforcement. She has also litigated IP cases in the US (including Section 337 cases) and in China involving computer, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices on behalf of Alibaba Group, Sprint, 3M, J Crew, Airbus, Boston Scientific, WesternGeco, and GlaxoSmithKline. Prior to law, Ms. Zhang was a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), computer security engineer/ethical hacker and a chemical engineer in several businesses including HSBC (USA), the New York Stock Exchange, CA Technologies, and Carrier Corporation. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) recognized by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Ms. Zhang is a frequent speaker and author on US-China IP/TMT issues. She has presented before Euromoney, the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), American Chamber of Commerce (Shanghai), European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks, China Technology Exchange, Thomson Reuters Legal, USA-China Chamber of Commerce, and elsewhere. She has been published by The Recorder, New York Law Journal, Lexology, Computer Law and Security Review, China Law and Practice, Inside Counsel, and Hong Kong Lawyer, and interviewed by Politico and Bloomberg BNA on cybersecurity, privacy, and cybercrime related issues. She has been selected as an “LMG Rising Star” by the Experts Guide (2015 and 2016).