Linfong Tzeng

Linfong Tzeng is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Tzeng was with BioLegend, a biomedical research tool development company, where he analyzed biotechnology patents to advise business development.

Mr. Tzeng received his JD from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law where he was an annual review adviser for the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and an article editor for the Asian American Law Journal.

Mr. Tzeng received a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, Davis and a BA with highest honors in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. As a research and teaching assistant at the University of California Davis, Mr. Tzeng researched the relationship between DNA replication and initiation of sporulation in the bacterium Myxococcus xanthus and taught advanced microbiology lab, microbial physiology and biochemistry lab sections.


  • Linfong Tzeng, Note, "Follow-on Biologics, Data Exclusivity & the FDA," 25 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 135 (2010)
  • Linfong Tzeng, Terri N. Ellis and Mitchell Singer. 2006. "DNA Replication during Aggregation Phase Is Essential for Myxococcus xanthus Development," 188 J. Bacteriology 2774 (2006)
  • Linfong Tzeng and Mitchell Singer, "DNA replication during sporulation in Myxococcus xanthus fruiting bodies," 102 Proc. Nat’l Acad. Sci. 14428 (2005)