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Robert Zhou
43rd Floor
HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui
288 Shimen Yi Road
Shanghai, 200041
People's Republic of China (PRC)
+86 21 3210 2174

Robert Zhou is an experienced litigator who regularly represents institutional and individual clients in complex cross-border matters, including international judgment enforcement and asset recovery, white-collar defense and internal investigations. Mr. Zhou is experienced in handling matters involving national security, including assisting in internal investigations of companies and affiliates located in China regarding potential violations of U.S. export control laws.

Mr. Zhou has also represented major pharmaceutical companies in intellectual property matters including drug patent disputes and relevant litigations. In particular, he has experience in trials over blockbuster medications, biologics and other products.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. Zhou was at Covington & Burling LLP’s Palo Alto office. Before that, he was a research assistant at the University of Chicago Law School looking into patent litigation and reform.


  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas


  • University of Chicago Law School, JD
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, BS, summa cum laude


  • Mandarin

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