Sen (Alex) Wang

"I enjoy learning new technologies and working closely with clients to provide cost-effective IP protection that aligns with their general business objectives."

Alex focuses his practice on patent drafting, prosecution, and litigation. His extensive training in Mechanical Design, Manufacturing, and Automation enables him to have a quick grasp of a wide range of technologies. By actively communicating with clients, Alex also seeks to gain a deeper understanding of their broader business goals, which allows him to provide strategic and cost-effective services that better effectuate both the short-term and long-term protection for the clients’ innovations.

Alex’s patent prosecution experience spans many fields, including medical catheters, medical coating devices, patient status evaluation systems, and high pressure components in hydraulic systems. He has also been involved in providing freedom-to-operate analysis.

  • J.D.,
    University of Minnesota Law School, 2016
  • J.M., Intellectual Property Certificate,
    Peking University Law School, 2013
  • B.Eng., Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation,
    Harbin Institute of Technology, 2010
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
Area of Focus
  • Mandarin (native)
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL
Associate, 2016 - Present

Pauly, DeVries Smith & Deffner, Minneapolis, MN
Summer Patent Law Clerk, 2015

King & Wood Mallesons, Intellectual Property Litigation Department, Beijing, China
Intern, 2012

National Intellectual Property Strategy Research & Practice Base, Beijing, China 
Intern, 2012

Experience | Clerkships & Internships

Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District, Minneapolis, MN
Judicial Extern to the Honorable Kristin Siegesmund, 2015

Minnesota Justice Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
Volunteer, 2014

  • "PTAB and the District Courts," Brinks Webinar, May 18, 2017
Press Releases & Events
February 07, 2018

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione is presenting a webinar “2018 IP Developments” to address recent developments in intellectual property law and a look at what might be ahead for companies engaged in research, development, and marketing their innovations on February 7, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST...

February 07, 2018

On February 7 at 12:00pm CT, Join Brinks Gilson & Lione attorneys as they discuss the issues...

October 19, 2016

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the country, has hired nine...

October 18, 2016

CHICAGO—For the second year in a row, attorneys from intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione...