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Ping Wang

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

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Intellectual Property




Dr. Wang’s practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent prosecution, inter partes review, post grant review, interference practice, counseling and opinions regarding patentability, patent invalidity, freedom-to-operate, infringement, design around and diligence work in connection with mergers and acquisitions in the biotechnology industry, having been involved in nearly 100 deals. She also handles patent interferences, patent infringement and other litigation matters, 337 actions at the International Trade Commission, licensing negotiations, technology and academic agreements, acquisition of capital for entrepreneurs, start-ups and institutions. Her experience is in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemical/organic chemistry and medical devices. 

Dr. Wang's work includes vast experience in drafting and prosecuting thousands of patent applications. For three consecutive years, Dr. Wang has been named among the world’s leading patent practitioners in IAM Patent 1000, the top worldwide guide to leading patent professionals and firms. She has prosecuted thousands of patents worldwide, and obtained in excess 150 of issued patents worldwide for her clients in the past two years. Dr. Wang has extensive experience working with international companies, especially negotiating and handling business between the United States and China.

She was the recipient of the Eliot Stellar Award from the Philadelphia Chapter, Society for Neuroscience, and the Lapides Award given by the American Urological Society. Dr. Wang has published numerous research articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.


English, Chinese (Mandarin)


  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Health Law Association
  • American International Law Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Interference Committee, Biotechnology Committee, and Licensing Committee
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, Biotechnology, Chemical, and Pharmaceutical Partnership
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • International Brain Research Organization  


  • JD, 1999, Franklin Pierce Law Center
  • MD, 1986, Kunming Medical College

United States: Intellectual property

Patent: prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)

Within: Patent: prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP‘s ‘responsive’ team delivers ‘thorough work’ and ‘is willing to go the extra mile’. With experience in devising offensive and defensive patent portfolios, the team regularly assists large corporates, start-ups and non-profit entities. Washington DC partners Ping Wang and Daniel Shanley as well as Houston’s Gregory Porter are the main contacts. Apple engaged the team with the representation in an IPR involving a semiconductor memory device and in the electro-mechanical sector, the group assisted the University of Tennessee Research Foundation with the prosecution of domestic and international patents. Nichia recently joined Toyota, Sony and Image Processing Technologies on the client roster. Michael Levy is now in-house counsel at Bayer HealthCare, Douglas Rommelmann left for Bracewell LLP and Sean Wooden joined Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. Michael Ye joined Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP.

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Patents: licensing

Within: Patents: licensing

The ‘very responsive’ team at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is ‘willing to go the extra mile’ and has in-depth experience in technology licencing matters. Jeff Dodd and Edward Colbert, based in Houston and Washington DC respectively, direct the team which includes the ‘creative’ and ‘thorough’ Washington DC-based Ping Wang who has ‘deep understanding of drug patenting’. Other practitioners to note are Gary Abelev and Michael Lennon in New York, Shawn O’Dowd in Washington DC and Gregory Porter in Houston. In a recent highlight, the group advised Dr. Jack Arbiser and his company Natuderm on the negotiation of several licences and option agreements with pharmaceutical companies in the dermatology sector. Sean Wooden joined Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and Michael Ye joined Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP.

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