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  • JD, cum laude, University of Minnesota

  • MS, computer science, SUNY Albany

  • BE, computer science and engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University




  • ​California




Jigang is an experienced IP and commercial lawyer.  His practice covers both transactional and litigation matters in industries including telecommunication, consumer electronics, semiconductor, computer software and hardware, wireless and mobile, Internet, robot, artificial intelligence, and medical device.  His deep technical knowledge and experience allow him to quickly understand clients' technology and bring optimal legal solutions for client's issues.

Jigang has helped both well-established companies as well as startup companies obtain patents and trademarks.  In addition, he has litigated IP and commercial matters in California state courts and U.S. district courts and participated in International Trade Commission investigations. Jigang has also helped clients in navigating the complicated technology export control issues, including conducting technology export control searches and issuing legal opinions, as well as advising clients on data security and privacy matters. Before starting JIN LAW FIRM, Jigang worked as an IP and litigation attorney at several prestigious international firms.

Prior to attending law school, Jigang worked as a software engineer designing and developing distributed and web-based software systems for major insurance companies. He also has experience working on various software system integration projects.




Patent Prosecution

  • ​Currently representing Broadsens Corp. in developing a patent portfolio in structural health monitoring technologies.

  • Currently representing Raysees, Inc. in developing a patent portfolio in VCSEL technologies.

  • Currently representing Zhejiang Future Technology Institute in developing a patent portfolio in sensor-based detection technologies.

  • Currently representing Dilili Labs, Inc. in developing a patent portfolio in AI-based computer vision technologies.

  • Currently representing various individual inventors or startup companies in fields of consumer products, electronic devices, and software.

IP & Technology Litigation

  • Currently representing Hangzhou Mengku Technology Co., Ltd. in trademark cancellation proceedings brought by Jam City, Inc. (trademark cancellation proceeding nos. 92073343, 92073380, and 92073408)

  • Currently representing Hangzhou Mengku Technology Co., Ltd. in trademark cancellation proceedings brought by Shanghai Zhenglang Technology Co., Ltd. (trademark cancellation proceeding nos. 92074897, 92074899, 92074900, and 92074905)

  • Currently representing Hangzhou Mengku Technology Co., Ltd. and Mr. Qianan Li in Shanghai Zhenglang Technology Co, Ltd. vs. Hangzhou Mengku Technology Co., Ltd. and Qianan Li, 1:20-cv-5209 (EDNY)

  • Represented trademark owner in trademark opposition proceeding no. 91242105 and resolved the dispute with a successful settlement for client.

  • Represented Semiconductor company Spansion, Inc. (merged with Cypress Semiconductor Corp. in 2015) in an ITC 337 investigation regarding flash memory fabrication technologies.

  • Represented Spansion, Inc. in an Inter Partes Review proceeding before the USPTO.

  • Defended Taiwanese camera technology company DXG Technology Corp. in a patent litigation case regarding video compression technology.

  • Defended Chinese supplements manufacturer Xiamen Kingdomway Group in an ITC 337 investigation regarding the production of vitamin-like substance.​

Commercial Litigation

  • Represented Impex Manufacturing Associates, Inc. in Coalition to Enforce SB 270 v. California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, et al., Case No. BS171972, pending in the Superior Court of the State of California County of Los Angles.



  •  Northern California Super Lawyers - Rising Star (2013-2015).



  • “Concise Chinese Tort Laws,” Springer (2014) (ISBN 978-3-642-41023-9)

  • “Why Chinese Companies Need to Understand U.S. Attorney-Client Privilege,” China Law & Practice (January/February 2013)

  • “ITC Section 337 Investigation in Light of the World Economic Crises: What Every Chinese Company Should Know,” New Matter, Volume 35 (2012)

  • “Section 337: What Every Chinese Company Should Know,” IP Law360 (October 31, 2008)




  • Co-presenter, "Lessons from the Front Line – Innovative ways for companies to defend or support the commercialization of products using shared patent rights," Associate of Corporate Counsel Patent Committee Meeting (March 17-18, 2015) at San Francisco and Palo Alto.

  • “How to Reduce the Risk of Being Sued in the U.S. for Patent Infringement & Introduction to ITC 337 Investigations,” Shanghai, Shenzhen and Dongguan (October 2011)

  • “Patent Litigation in the U.S.: A Growing Problem for Every Chinese Company Entering the U.S. Market,”  Shanghai (January 20, 2011)


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