Jimmy Cheng is a patent counsel at Qualcomm. In that role, he works with inventors and members of the legal team to help Qualcomm develop and grow its patent portfolio. Having previous engineering experience in both hardware and software design, Cheng enjoys the innovative environment of Qualcomm and leverages his background to build a close working relationship with his clients.
Outside of work, Cheng is involved in the San Diego community through volunteering. For example, he gave a talk on the basics of the U.S. patenting process for the San Diego chapter of the American Society for Quality. He serves on a volunteer team that decorates a retirement community for various holidays and tutors the residents on using computers. He has also volunteered at the Salvation Army Food Bank downtown.
Cheng grew up in Shanghai, China. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Rice University. Qualcomm congratulates Cheng on being selected as a finalist for The Daily Transcript's Young Attorneys 2011 program.
This is the culmination of a peer nominating process that asked San Diego County lawyers to name the best young attorneys in San Diego County who are: Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional, and Committed to Furthering the Interests of Justice in Society.
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|Nominations Open:||September 14|
|Nominations Close:||October 26|
|Nominees Announced:||November 2|
|Finalists Notified:||November 4|
|Publication Date:||December 21|
Transcript reporter Doug Sherwin talks to Nadia P. Bermudez of the Brown Law Group LLP at the 2007 Young Attorneys reception.