Digger Chenís practice focuses on patent
prosecution and patent litigation in the areas of electronics, mechanics, biology,
chemistry and medicine. His practice also includes copyright and
A frequent traveler to Asia, Dr. Chen has in-depth
experience as a liaison for institutional and individual clients in strategic
counseling, patent portfolio development and management, intellectual property
rights and other legal matters involving inbound and outbound investment
between China and the United States. His clients include companies in
telecommunications, computer sciences, pharmaceuticals, medicine, oil refinery
and consumer products.
Before his legal career, he was a senior scientist
and inventor in the research and development divisions of Merck & Co.
and GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceuticals, where he conducted drug discovery research
targeting cancer and cardiovascular diseases and published numerous articles in
leading scientific journals.
Mr. Chen received his
M.D. and Ph.D. in Microbiology and Water Pollution Control from Huazhou
University of Science and Technology, M.S. in Pharmacology from the University
of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and J.D. from Temple University Beasley
School of Law.