Jolene L. Wang
Jolene Wang is an associate in the intellectual property litigation group. Her practice focuses primarily on patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, false advertising, and trademark litigation in federal courts across a wide range of industries and technologies, including consumer products, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, semiconductor electronics, wireless and computer networking systems, financial services, and retail. Jolene also has experience in litigation involving residential mortgage-backed securities and contract disputes, as well as inter partes review proceedings before the PTAB. Jolene’s experience spans multiple stages of litigation and includes performing pre-suit investigations, identifying invalidity and infringement positions, conducting and managing discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting dispositive motions, briefs, expert reports, and jury instructions, and preparing witnesses for trial.
Jolene also maintains an active and diverse pro bono practice that includes assisting individual artists in protecting their intellectual property rights, representing victims of judicial override in death penalty cases and survivors of child sex trafficking in federal civil matters alleging violations of federal and state trafficking laws, and resolving divorce and family law disputes.
During law school, Jolene served as managing editor of The Georgetown Law Journal and participated in the Social Enterprise & Nonprofit Law Clinic. She was also a volunteer for the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition Pro Bono Project and the D.C. Bar Probate Resource Center, and a legal intern at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
- Harris Corp. v. A Major Multinational Telecommunications Equipment Company (E.D. Tex.): Defending a major multinational telecommunications equipment company in a seven-patent suit involving ad hoc wireless networks, network security, and encryption technologies.
- Emerson Electric v. SIPCO et al. (N.D. Ga., PTAB, CAFC): Representing Emerson Electric in a 10-patent lawsuit, multiple inter partes review proceedings, and Federal Circuit appeals relating to mesh network technology.
- A Global Life Sciences Company (D.N.J.): Represented a global life sciences company in a Lanham Act lawsuit concerning a competitor’s misleading advertising about insurance coverage for the parties’ respective prescription drug products.
- A Global Leader in Medical Technology, Services, and Solutions (N.D. Cal.): Defended a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions in patent litigation related to self-defense systems.
- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company et al v. Nadolinski et al (D. Mass.): Represented global communications provider in a trade secret and contract dispute against a former employee.
- Yvolve Sports: Advised Yvolve Sports with regard to intellectual property issues related to scooters, electronic skateboards and self-balancing vehicles.
- Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1 v. Broadcom Ltd et al. (E.D. Tex.): Represented IP Bridge in a multi-patent infringement action involving semiconductors.
- Zipit v. BlackBerry (D. S. Carolina): Represented BlackBerry in a multi-patent suit regarding wireless messaging and control of communications devices over a computer network.
- Cardionet LLC v. Infobionic, Inc. (D. Mass.): Represented CardioNet in a multi-patent litigation involving cardiac detection technology and misappropriation of trade secrets.
- Represented pro bono client in misappropriation of trade secret, trademark infringement, and unfair competition action in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York which resulted in favorable settlement.
- Co-author, “3 Patent Eligibility Reform Ideas Add Clarity But Bring Risks,” Law360 (September 28, 2021)
- Co-author, “Should ITC Adopt Trade Secret Claims Statute Of Limitations?,” Law360 (March 29, 2021)
- Co-author, “Federal Circuit Medical Device IP Case Highlights ITC Tools,” Law360 (January 29, 2019)
- JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2015; Milton A. Kaufman Prize Award; managing editor, The Georgetown Law Journal
- BS (Mechanical Engineering and Political Science with Distinction), Yale University, 2012
Admissions / Qualifications
- New York, 2016
- Massachusetts, 2016
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2014
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2017
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2017
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2019
- The Best Lawyers in America (2022)