October 24, 2017

Frisco IP Firm Welcomes Patent Attorney with Biochemistry Ph.D.

Harness Dickey, one of the country’s premier intellectual property law firms, is pleased to announce that patent attorney Joan (Qiong) Wang, Ph.D. has joined the firm’s Metro Dallas office.  Wang brings nearly a decade of experience in patent prosecution and litigation support to the firm.

“Joan is a remarkable attorney with a deep understanding of how science, patent law and business work together,” said Gerald Welch, Patent Attorney and Principal in the firm’s Frisco office.  “Her enthusiasm for bringing high quality patents to clients is unmistakable, and we are proud to have her on our team.”

Wang’s practice is primarily focused on patent preparation and prosecution, negotiating agreements for IP licensing and transactions, and providing litigation support to clients and other members of the firm. She works with clients in the U.S. and abroad to define and execute patent protection strategies that take into account the myriad of business and legal factors.  With fluency in Mandarin Chinese, Wang also applies her skills to assisting clients seeking protection in China and Chinese clients seeking protection in the U.S.

Wang carries considerable experience working with clients of all sizes, from start-ups to research institutions to large companies.  She works in the primary areas of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, and has obtained patents related to numerous technologies, including: diagnostics, therapeutics, stem cells, medical devices, health information technology, and beyond.

Wang received her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.  She earned her Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from Baylor College of Medicine, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Beijing Normal University.

About Harness Dickey

Harness Dickey was founded in 1921 and is currently ranked seventh among the nation’s top patent firms in a 2016 poll by IPWatchdog.  Harness Dickey safeguards critical IP assets on a global scale for Fortune 500 companies, private and public businesses, universities, inventors, artists and entrepreneurs.  Harness Dickey has offices in the metropolitan areas of Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis and Washington, D.C.  Visit www.hdp.com and follow @harnessdickey for more information.