Jonathan obtained his B.S. degree in Organic Chemistry from Sichuan University in 1999, a M.S. degree in Physical Chemistry from Peking University in 2002, and a LLM degree from Temple University in 2015. After graduation, he worked as a R&D Engineer in Beijing Capital Group, and was involved in developing a novel photocatalytic air cleaner. He joined NTD in 2003 and became a qualified patent attorney in 2006.