Grace Wang

Patent Agent

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  • PhD (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011
  • SM (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
  • BS (Electrical Engineering), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005

Qualifications

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2012
  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Grace Wang

Patent Agent

Grace joined Ropes & Gray’s intellectual property group in 2011 and is a registered patent agent. Grace advises a broad range of clients in managing patent portfolios and developing intellectual property strategies both in the United States and abroad. Grace has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications and conducting patent validity, infringement, freedom to operate, and due diligence analyses for a wide range of technologies.

Grace’s work involves a variety of technical disciplines including disease diagnostics, network biology, medical devices, data analytics, communications systems and networks, signal processing, control theory, and cloud computing. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Grace received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, after receiving a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Grace’s graduate work at MIT focused on neural coding of complex auditory signals. Grace is currently a student at Harvard Law School and anticipates receiving her J.D. from Harvard in 2015.

Experience

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Grace received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, after receiving a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Grace’s graduate research focused on neural coding of complex auditory signals.