Jim Wu has over 20 years of experience focusing primarily in the area of patent procurement, international and domestic IP counseling, IP/business strategy, portfolio management, technology transfer, patent analysis and patent litigation. Jim has assisted many multinational clients with various aspects of intellectual property rights in the United States as well as in Asia.
Jim has authored over 300 patent applications with various different technologies, such as computer architectures, microprocessors, circuits, semiconductors, computer networking, storage/memory devices, commercial electronic devices, display technologies, packaging, fabrication techniques, control systems, network communications, medical instruments, RF technologies, wireless communications and devices, graphic display, haptics, optics, LEDs, and software related inventions.
Before founding JW Law Group, Jim was an attorney at several U.S. based international and domestic law firms (White & Case, Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman). Jim also worked as an in-house IP attorney for a leading programmable logic device (PLD) semiconductor company.
Prior to his legal career, Jim was a design engineer at IBM for more than eight years, where he was involved in designing microprocessors for various IBM products. Before joining IBM, Jim also worked as an engineer at GE aerospace division implementing real-time engine control system. Mr. Wu is fluent in Chinese.
State Bar of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 1997)
University of Washington (B.S.E.E., with honors, 1988)