Miranda Aiqing Wang

Associate

Seattle
T +1.206.903.2473
F +1.206.624.7317

Overview

Miranda Wang brings an international practitioner's perspective to patent prosecution and client counseling, helping U.S. companies and organizations efficiently deal with IP issues in China and assisting Chinese companies in obtaining IP protection in the U.S.

Miranda leverages her strong connection with the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO), where she served for 12 years. While there, she directed Chinese industrial associations in formulating IP strategies, supervised Chinese patent agencies, led the reform of the national patent bar examination, participated in the third revision of Patent Law of China and the formulation of National Intellectual Property Strategy, and examined patent applications.

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  • Assisted U.S. companies in understanding Chinese culture, business, and IP issues and developing a strategy for IP protection in China, such as explaining the Chinese IP system and practice to major U.S. corporations and research organizations, counseling them on how to proceed with patent prosecution in China, and instructing Chinese associates to respond to OAs regarding U.S. clients' patent applications in China.
  • Assisted Chinese companies in understanding differences between the Chinese IP system and the U.S. IP system, acquiring IP protection in the U.S., including explaining U.S. IP system and practice to major Chinese companies, counseling them on developing a strategy for IP protection in the U.S., and assisting them in patent procurement, trademark procurement, and copyright registration in the U.S.
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Experience

  • Assisted U.S. companies in understanding Chinese culture, business, and IP issues and developing a strategy for IP protection in China, such as explaining the Chinese IP system and practice to major U.S. corporations and research organizations, counseling them on how to proceed with patent prosecution in China, and instructing Chinese associates to respond to OAs regarding U.S. clients' patent applications in China.
  • Assisted Chinese companies in understanding differences between the Chinese IP system and the U.S. IP system, acquiring IP protection in the U.S., including explaining U.S. IP system and practice to major Chinese companies, counseling them on developing a strategy for IP protection in the U.S., and assisting them in patent procurement, trademark procurement, and copyright registration in the U.S.

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO)
    • Director of Industry Strategy Division (2009 to 2011)
    • Director of Patent Agent Administration Division (2007 to 2008)
    • Associate Researcher of Legal Affairs Department (2005 to 2006)
    • Patent Examiner and Deputy Director of Measurement Technology Division (1999 to 2004)

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. L0941
  • Washington

Education

  • LL.M., University of Washington
  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law
  • M.P.A., University of Peking (Beijing, P.R. China)
  • B.E., Engineering, Tianjin University (Tianjin, P.R. China)