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Samuel (Shengmao) Mu
Principal Attorney
Tel: 1(917)-858-8018
Fax: 1(917)-591-0618
Email: smu@whitewoodlaw.com

Education

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Davis, School of Law

  • Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Davis, Chemistry

  • M.S, University of California, Davis, Transportation and Highway Engineering

  • B.S., Sichuan University, Chemistry

  • Renewable Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies, Stanford

  • Intellectual Property Law Certificate, University of California, Davis

Admissions

  • California State Bar

  • New York State Bar

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York

  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York

  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California

  • United States District Court, Central District of California

  • United States District Court, Northern District of California

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Practice 

As the principal attorney of Whitewood Law PLLC, Mr. Mu's practice areas include trademark and copyright litigations, patent prosecution and licensing in chemical, biochemical, and pharmaceutical industries, and commercial litigations, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) litigations, corporate derivative litigations, and many other areas.

Mr. Mu successfully represented hundreds of internet sellers on various platforms including but not limited to Amazon, Ebay, Wish, Aliexpress and many more, in intellectual property litigation cases in Federal Courts, which recovered millions of dollars for his clients.

Previously, Mr. Mu worked as a legal patent extern at Innovation Access Office at the University of California, Davis. Mr. Mu handled a wide range of technologies, including augmented reality (AR) gaming systems, biomedical devices, pharmaceutical compounds, mechanical tools, robotic devices, and telecommunication devices. Mr. Mu also worked for tech start-ups in the bay area on patent counseling. 

Selected Publications

  • Shengmao Mu, Sonia Yeh, John Gunn, David Saah. Forest Bioenergy Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounting of Liquid Transportation Fuels from Sierra Nevada Forest Restoration Treatments. Biomass and Bioenergy, JBB-D-15-00659, 2015;

  • Shengmao Mu, Sonia Yeh. Utilizing Forest Biomass/Residue for Bioenergy Production. U.S. Forestry Services Contract Report, 2013;

  • Collaborative work in Jack Faucett Associates (JFA) with Center for Climate Strategies, Inc. 10-YEAR ENERGY ACTION PLAN MODELING: Greenhouse Gas Marginal Abatement Cost Curve Development and Macroeconomic Foundational Modeling for Oregon. Report for Oregon Department of Energy, 2012;

  • Shengmao Mu, Scott Williamson, Michael Lawrence, Lewison Lee Lem; The Low Carbon Fuel Standard:  Greenhouse Gas Reduction Potential and Associated Costs in the State of Oregon; 59st Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International Conference Report, 2012;

  • Sugiarto, G; Lau, K; Qu, J; Li, Y; Lim, S; Mu, S.; A sialyltransferase mutant with decreased donor hydrolysis and reduced sialidase activities for directly sialylating LewisX; Ames, J; Fischer, A; Chen, X; ACS Chem Biol. 2012. PMID 22583967;

  • Yu, H.; Thon, V.; Lau, K.; Cai, L.; Chen, Y.; Mu, S.; Li, Y.; Wang, P. G.; Chen, X; Chem. Comm. 2010, 46, 7507-7509;

  • Yunhong Jiao, Xiuli Wang, Yuzhong Wang, Li Chen, Shengmao Mu, Fang Li; J MACROMOL SCI PHYS Part B, 2009, 48(2): 351-364.

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