Ngai Zhang


Ngai Zhang advises a wide range of clients, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, on intellectual property, internet, and technology law, including patents, trademarks, open source, technology transactions, user agreements, and contests and sweepstakes. Ngai has an extensive engineering and science background and a keen understanding of diverse technological areas.

With many years of experience counseling clients as they develop their intellectual property around their different products, Ngai has deep proficiency with technology transactions, patent portfolio management and prosecution, and patent post-grant review and litigation. He has advised his clients, including financial services companies, manufacturers, and innovative technology companies, on matters concerning artificial intelligence and machine learning, fintech and blockchain, cybersecurity, cloud computing, digital health, and virtual, augmented, and mixed realities.


  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow, 2019
  • The George Washington University Law School, Professorial Lecturer in Law (2019-2021)

Awards & Recognition

  • IAM Patent 1000, Patent Prosecution, D.C. Metro Area (2020-2023)
  • Chambers USA, Intellectual Property (2017-2018)