Minchong Zhang is currently a candidate for qualifying as European patent attorney with MERH-IP and qualified as representative before the European Patent Office (EPO).
His activities mainly include drafting and prosecution of European and international patent applications in the fields of electrical engineering, telecommunications including wireless/mobile, optical communications, and also information technology.
Minchong studied information engineering and received his bachelor degree from Southeast University, China. He further received his master degree in Communication Engineering from Technical University of Munich, Germany. After graduation, he worked for 2 years as a development engineer in Nomor Research GmbH and 4 years as a technical lead in HCL (Hindustan Computers Limited), with main focus on research, development and testing of protocol stacks for the next generation mobile networks (LTE/LTE-A/5G). He was highly involved in various projects as a key contributor and a technical lead for software development, testing and hardware integration. His main expertise was on Layer 2 (PDCP, RLC, MAC) and Layer 1 (PHY) protocol design and implementation. He was also a main contributor and reviewer for the L2/L3 Test Frameworks and system level simulation. Additionally, he also has solid theoretical knowledge in the fields of Communication System & Network, Signal Processing, Electrical Engineering, etc.