Dr Liang Huang

Dr Liang Huang

Patent Executive | Auckland
Baldwins Intellectual Property

Liang helps clients to obtain commercially valuable patent and registered design protection in New Zealand, Australia and overseas.

Liang handles patent matters in our electronics, computing and mechanical engineering teams. He assists clients with patent prosecution and advises on freedom to operate. Liang is interested in new inventions and always ready to help clients protect and develop their promising ideas.

He has experience in the telecommunications, energy and mechanical engineering sectors and his technical expertise lies in electrical engineering, particularly power electronics. His PhD programme at the University of Auckland focused on wireless power transfer technologies, with special emphasis on using electric fields to deliver power wirelessly.

In his spare time, Liang enjoys reading and movies and plays badminton regularly to keep fit. When time permits, Liang travels to places that offer great walking and hiking experiences.
F: +64 9 373 2123
Email: liang.huang@baldwins.com


  • Patent drafting and prosecution
  • Registered designs
  • Wireless power transfer
  • Power electronics
  • Mechatronics


  • NZIPA - New Zealand Institute of Patent Attorneys - Student Member
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Student Member


  • Doctorate of Philosophy (Electrical and Computer Engineering), University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2011 Master of Engineering (Mechatronics), Chongqing University, China
  • 2008 Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering), Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Publications & Citations

  • "Z Impedance Compensation for Wireless Power Transfer Based on Electric Field Coupling," in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Early Access Article, 2016.

  • “Accurate steady-state modeling of capacitive-coupling interface of capacitive power transfer systems with cross-coupling," Wireless Power Transfer, vol. FirstView, pp. 1-10, 2016.

  • "Defining the mutual coupling of capacitive power transfer for wireless power transfer," Electronics Letters, vol. 51, pp. 1806-1807, 2015.