Eugene K. Chong teaches Patent Law Clinic at UCLA School of Law. He is a founding member of Chong IP, a boutique intellectual property law firm based in Pasadena, CA.
Previously, Eugene was a patent attorney with a law firm in Los Angeles prosecuting high tech patent applications for universities and venture-backed startup companies. He was also a member of the firm’s trial team where he second-chaired a patent infringement lawsuit to verdict in the Middle District of Florida. In addition, Eugene was a Tech Transfer Fellow with the UCLA Office of Intellectual Property and a Deputy District Attorney in the Compton Branch of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Eugene earned his B.S. in Bioengineering from UC San Diego, J.D. from UCLA School of Law, and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cal. State University, Los Angeles. He externed for the Honorable Terry J. Hatter Jr., United States District Court, Central District of California.