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Jiang Wu, Ph.D.

Jiang Wu is a USPTO-registered patent attorney with a Ph.D. in Electronics and Applied Physics from Tokyo Institute of Technology. Jiang’s experience includes both IP prosecution and IP litigation. Jiang has been drafting and prosecuting U.S. patent applications covering a wide range of technical areas such as consumer electronics, computer software, display technologies (LCD and LED displays), data storage technologies (MRAM and STT-RAM), imaging technologies (image sensor and digital camera), energy and material technologies (Li-ion batteries and smart grid), medical devices, and semiconductor devices and processes. Jiang has also prosecuted international patent applications in Japan, China, Europe, Australia, and other regions all over the world. Jiang has also counseled clients on IP strategies and opinion work such as patentability, validity, non-infringement, and freedom-to-operate opinions.

Jiang’s patent litigation experience encompasses offensive and defensive proceedings on behalf of domestic and foreign clients in the federal district courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and the US Patent and Trademark Office. Jiang has hands-on experience in all stages of litigation starting from pre-suit diligence and investigation to trial and post-trial briefing and everything in between. Jiang has litigated patents in Section 337 investigations in the U.S. International Trade Commission on behalf of clients in various industries, including a leading LCD manufacturer, a semiconductor company, and a smart phone company.

Before joining K&L Gates, Jiang was an in-house IP counsel in the intellectual property division of Sony Corporation, focusing on worldwide patent prosecution, patent portfolio management, pre-litigation analysis, due diligence, patent enforcement, and cross licensing.

During his graduate studies at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Jiang worked on developing novel organic semiconductor materials for optoelectronic devices such as solar cells and organic light emitting devices (OLED), co-authored many peer-reviewed journal papers and conference proceedings, and co-invented  patent technologies. He also served as a technology advisor in the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) of the United Kingdom.

  • Image Sensor Technology and its Corporate Intellectual Property Strategy, Patent Reexamination Board of SIPO, Beijing, China

Jiang has co-authored several patents, including:

  • U.S. Patent No.9,672,663: Management apparatus for electrical apparatus, management method for electrical apparatus, and management program (with Y. Sako, T. Tadano, and K. Tanaka et al.).
  • European Patent No. EP2849302B1: Energy management device, Energy management method and program (with Y. Sako, K. Serita, and T. Inokuchi et al.).
  • WO2014/021007: Power supply control apparatus, managing apparatus, power supply control method, and power control system. (with T. Suzuki, Y. Sako and I. Soma et al.).
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