- Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 2008); Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Notes Editor, Columbia Business Law Review; Teaching Assistant for Torts
- Tufts University (M.A., Philosophy, 2005); Tuition Scholarship; Graduate Teaching Assistant
- Stanford University (B.S., Computer Science, Minor in Philosophy, 2003)
Philip Wang is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP, where he is a member of the firm’s litigation and IP litigation practice groups.
Mr. Wang specializes in large, complex patent litigations. He has represented clients in the microcontroller, pharmaceutical, and LCD manufacturing industries. He has also assisted clients with patent prosecution and reexamination. In other matters, Mr. Wang represented a pro bono client in an unlawful detainer trial, conducted an internal investigation in Shanghai, China, and handled matters for the firm’s Office of the General Counsel.
Mr. Wang is a member of the firm’s Summer Committee and serves as the firmwide coordinator for questions about legal rules and practice.
Outside of work, Mr. Wang is a professional-level chess player. He is one of the top ranked chess players in the country and was the 2010 California State Chess Champion.
- Infineon v. Atmel (D. Del.)
Representing Atmel in multi-patent litigation in which Infineon and Atmel have asserted claims and counterclaims against each other involving microcontroller technology.
- Genentech v. University of Pennsylvania (N.D. Cal.)
Represented the University of Pennsylvania in patent litigation involving the breast cancer drug Herceptin. Member of trial team that settled on eve of trial.
- Alnylam Pharmaceutical v. Whitehead Institute, et al. (D. Mass.)
Represented Alnylam in a dispute over patent applications in the field of RNA interference.
- LG Display v. Chi Mei Optoelectronics (D. Del.)
Represented Chi Mei Optoelectronics in set of patent litigations involving LCD panel technology.
“Philip Wang Wins 16th Metropolitan Invitational,” The United States Chess Federation (March 8, 2012)
Bar & Court Admissions
- 2009, California