Sen (Alex) Wang
Associate
Overview

"I enjoy learning new technologies and working closely with clients to provide cost-effective IP protection that aligns with their general business objectives."

Alex focuses his practice on patent drafting, prosecution, and litigation. His extensive training in Mechanical Design, Manufacturing, and Automation enables him to have a quick grasp of a wide range of technologies. By actively communicating with clients, Alex also seeks to gain a deeper understanding of their broader business goals, which allows him to provide strategic and cost-effective services that better effectuate both the short-term and long-term protection for the clients’ innovations.

Alex’s patent prosecution experience spans many fields, including medical catheters, medical coating devices, patient status evaluation systems, and high pressure components in hydraulic systems. He has also been involved in providing freedom-to-operate analysis.

Education
  • J.D.
    University of Minnesota Law School, 2016
  • J.M., Intellectual Property Certificate
    Peking University Law School, 2013
  • B.Eng., Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation
    Harbin Institute of Technology, 2010
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
Area of Focus
Languages
  • Mandarin (native)
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL
Associate, 2016 - Present

Pauly, DeVries Smith & Deffner, Minneapolis, MN
Summer Patent Law Clerk, 2015

King & Wood Mallesons, Intellectual Property Litigation Department, Beijing, China
Intern, 2012

National Intellectual Property Strategy Research & Practice Base, Beijing, China 
Intern, 2012

Experience | Clerkships & Internships

Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District, Minneapolis, MN
Judicial Extern to the Honorable Kristin Siegesmund, 2015

Minnesota Justice Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
Volunteer, 2014

Forward Thinking
in the media
December 01, 2016
In the December 2016 issue of Chicago Lawyer, the incoming fall associate class was mentioned for joining the firm.  Marc Richards was also mentioned for his appointment to the PTAB Bar Association as an interim director.  Please click ...
Press Releases & Events
October 19, 2016

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the country, has hired nine...

October 18, 2016

CHICAGO—For the second year in a row, attorneys from intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione...

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