Sheng Tong


Sheng is an associate whose practice focuses on the intellectual property. Sheng is a highly accomplished patent attorney with a diverse background in materials science and electrical engineering. With extensive experience in both academia and industry, Sheng possesses a unique blend of technical expertise and legal acumen that enables him to excel in the field of intellectual property.

Drawing upon his deep understanding of materials science and electrical engineering, Sheng has successfully drafted and prosecuted numerous patent applications, specializing in cutting-edge technologies such as smart systems, artificial intelligence, medical devices, and robotics. His comprehensive knowledge of these fields allows him to effectively navigate complex technical concepts and translate them into robust patent claims.

In addition to his proficiency in patent law, Sheng has also contributed significantly to research and development (R&D) efforts in the clean energy sector and novel electronic materials. Sheng has participated in research funded by the Department of Energy and published dozens of academic papers in top scientific journals, such as ACS Nano and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. His hands-on experience in R&D enables him to approach patent drafting and prosecution from a practical standpoint, considering both the technical feasibility and commercial viability of inventions.

As a former researcher, Sheng has collaborated closely with inventors, engineers, and scientists, guiding them through the intricacies of the patent process. His ability to communicate complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner has earned him a reputation for providing exceptional client service.


  • DePaul University College of Law  (J.D., 2022)
  • University of Cincinnati  (Ph.D., 2012)
    • Materials Science
  • South China University of Technology  (M.S., 2007)
    • Microelectronics and Solid-State Electronics
  • South China University of Technology  (B.S., 2004)
    • Electronic Science and Technology

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio


  • Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)