Bruce WANG / 王丹昕
IP Counsel / 知识产权顾问
A qualified Chinese patent attorney and attorney at law with an EE background, Mr. Wang has been in IP profession for 12 years. Mr. Wang started his IP career as a patent attorney in the largest IP firm in mainland China and Hong Kong. Then, he moved to the Shanghai Office of a US international law firm and worked there as an IP specialist, until he joined 3M China as an IP counsel in 2011.
While working in the firms, Mr. Wang represented MNCs, Chinese companies, and research institutions on various IP matters (especially patent matters) , including patent drafting and prosecution, patent reexamination and invalidation, patent litigation, counseling on FTO and patentability, and IP due diligence for business transactions. Now, as an in-house IP counsel, aside from handling above-mentioned non-contentious and contentious patent matters, his job responsibilities also include patent mining and deployment planning, patent licensing, IP agreement / clause drafting and review, trade secret management and related investigation, IP strategy formulation, standard setting-related counseling, etc.
As a patent attorney, Mr. Wang have worked in a wide spectrum of technical areas, such as electrical engineering, electronics and semiconductors, computer and network engineering, telecommunications, software and algorithms, signal processing, medical devices, optical components and systems, etc. He especially has extensive experiences in providing comprehensive IP protection for software-related innovations.