Jiazhong (Jason) Luo, Ph.D.

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone215 979 1809

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Contact InfoTelephone: 215 979 1809
Fax: 215 689 4930
University Nankai University, B.S., Chemistry, 1990 Recipient of Nankai University Scholarship each year; Nankai University, M.S., Polymer Chemistry, 1993 Recipient of Yang Shixian Prize; The Ohio State University, M.S., Materials Science/Engineering, 1997; The Ohio State University, Ph.D., Materials Science/Engineering, 1998
Law SchoolTemple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013 Recipient of the Robert C. Podwil Memorial Prize
Admitted2013, Pennsylvania; 2013, New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities

•American Bar Association
•American Intellectual Property Law Association
•American Chemical Society
•Materials Research Society
Temple Journal of Science, Technology & Environmental Law
- Research & Article Editor (2011-2012)
- Staff Editor (2010-2011)
•Mid-Atlantic Rubber and Plastics Group
- Board Member, 2008-2009


Jiazhong (Jason) Luo, Ph.D., practices in the area of intellectual property. Dr. Luo has more than a decade of industry experience in materials science, chemistry and nanotechnologies, including research and development work and project management. He developed and commercialized several new technologies and products of polymers and nanomaterials, especially for electric, electronic, optoelectronic and semiconductor applications. He had working experience in international collaboration with Japanese companies. Dr. Luo is an inventor of nine U.S.-issued patents and has five pending U.S. patent applications. He has also authored 15 peer-reviewed research papers and one legal paper.

Dr. Luo has represented clients in patent prosecutions in the areas of chemistry, material science, polymer science, nanotechnology, semiconductors, optoelectronic materials & devices, pharmaceutical compositions, antibody and bioanalysis. He has drafted and prosecuted patent applications on pharmaceutical compounds, and has performed patentability, freedom-to-operate, and due diligence analyses in the pharmaceutical and medical device fields. Dr. Luo's practice also includes patent litigation and inter partes review (IPR).

Dr. Luo earned a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University. He also holds an M.S. in Polymer Chemistry and Physics and a B.S. in Chemistry from Nankai University in Tianjin, China. Dr. Luo graduated from Temple University Beasley School of Law with a J.D., cum laude, in 2013. He also received the Robert C. Podwil Memorial Prize, which is awarded annually to the graduate who demonstrates excellent academic performance and plans to practice in the area of intellectual property.

He is a native speaker of Chinese and speaks fluent English, and has studied Japanese and German.


•Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2013-present
- Patent Agent, 2012-2013
•Greene Tweed Inc.
- Senior Scientist (Polymer R&D Chemist), 2005-2011
•Eikos Inc.
- Senior Scientist, 2003-2005
•Emerson & Cuming, Electronic & Engineering Division, National Starch & Chemical/ICI
- Senior Project Supervisor, 2001-2003
•Judd Wire Inc., Subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
- Materials R&D Engineer, 1998-2000
•The Ohio State University
- Research Associate, 1994-1998
•Nankai University
- Research Engineer, 1993-1994
- Research Associate, 1990-1993

Selected Publications

•Author, Cloudy Intent, Crowded Lawsuits and 'Atomic Bomb' Remedy: Intent Test in Inequitable Conduct Defense of Patent Infringement Litigation, 30 Temp. J. Sci. Tech. & Envtl. L., 239 (2011).
•Co-author, Properties and characterization of carbon nanotube based transparent conductive coatings, Journal of the Society for Information Display, 2005, 13/9, 759-763.
• Transparent carbon nanotube electrodes for LCD color filter, Proc. International Display, 2004, 11, 557-559.
•Co-author, Phase transformation effects on the wear properties of alumina gel-polymer matrix nanocomposites, J. Materials Research, 2001, 16(6), 1680.
•Co-author, Solid-state NMR evaluation of the silane structure on nanoporous silica fillers, J. Adhesion Science and Technology, 2001, 15(3), 267-394.
•Co-author, Effect of silane coupling agents on the wear resistance of polymer-nanoporous silica gel composites, Materials Science & Engineering C, 1997, 5(1), 15.
•Co-author, Effect of filler porosity on the abrasion resistance of nanoporous silica gel/polymer composites, Dental Materials, 1998, 14, 29.
•Co-author, Study on the synthesis of high elongation polyurethane, European Polymer J., 1998, 24(1), 59-66.

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: Member of a team that represented Quest Diagnostics in the sale of a stream of royalty revenue from commercialization of the drug candidate Ibrutinib to Royalty Pharma for $485 million in cash. Assist with pre-litigation (or product clearance) analyses for generic pharmaceutical clients, and provide support for ANDA litigations.
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Jiazhong (Jason) Luo, Ph.D.

30 South 17th Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103-7396


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