Jeffrey C.P. Wang

Jeffrey C.P. Wang

Managing Partner/ Litigation Practice Group; International Corporate Transaction Group
Location:
Newport Beach, California
Phone:
866-970-0186 (Toll Free)
Fax:
949-833-2281
Email:

Jeffrey C.P. Wang's practice focuses on handling the legal concerns of international and domestic corporations, with a special emphasis on international technology corporations. In addition to his J.D., Mr. Wang has two advanced Masters of Law Degrees from the University of Washington and the Southern Methodist University School of Law.  Mr. Wang started with the tax department of the public accounting firm of Pricewaterhouse in San Jose, California. He then became a litigation attorney at several reputable, AV-rated litigation law firms in Northern and Southern California.  Mr. Wang started this firm in 1994, and has since built a substantial client portfolio in Northern and Southern California, as well as in the Pacific Rim countries.

Mr. Wang has been a frequent commentator in Chinese language newspapers regarding the legal significance of recent events that have impacted trans-Pacific international commerce and the Chinese American business community.  Mr. Wang has also been a frequent speaker in events and seminars sponsored by international government agencies, think tank, and public accounting firms that are designed for international corporations focused on the political, business, legal and intellectual property issues related to doing business in America.

Litigation Experience

In his legal career, Mr. Wang has engaged in dozens of intellectual property and business litigations that were filed both before federal and state courts in various states of the United States, as well as before the US International Trade Commission and other governmental agencies.  Mr. Wang has successfully represented clients in jury trials and court trials, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings.  The legal actions include sizable and high publicity business and patent infringement cases.  For example, Mr. Wang successfully defended Linksys Corporation against Northrop Grumman Corporation in a patent infringement litigation with a non-infringement ruling.  Also, Mr. Wang successfully defended Linksys Corporation before USITC in a large wireless standard infringement investigation.

Foreign Investment

Mr. Wang has been a facilitator of foreign investment coming to the United States. He has helped to bring to America international banks, public technology companies, and European media firms. Mr. Wang has also served as General Counsel to several US-based corporations.

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business Organization & Transaction
  • Employment Law
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • International Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Transactions & Business Licensing
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation & Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1989

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • L.L.M.
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D.
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • M.A.
    • Major: Comparative Law
  • National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    • B.A.

Published Works

  • Trademark Squatting 101 , Orange County Lawyer Magazine, December 1, 2015
  • New draft legislation seeks to save the EB-5 Regional Center Program , Inside Counsel Magazine, November 23, 2015
  • Prince and the 'Dancing Baby' video: Court sets fair use guidelines , Inside Counsel Magazine, September 28, 2015
  • California takes aim at drones with surface-to-air legislation , Inside Counsel, Sept. 21, 2015
  • China’s aviation industry is set for takeoff! , Inside Counsel, Sept. 2, 2015
  • White House Demo Day: A Pitch for Parity, Legaltech, August 18, 2015
  • Top 10 Microsoft Outlook Tips for Attorneys, ABA Section of Litigation: Technology for the Litigator, July 30, 2015
  • Spider-Man and the tangled web of the Kimble v. Marvel decision, Inside Counsel, July 22, 2015
  • Six things to know about the EB-5 reform bill, Inside Counsel, July 8, 2015
  • Making sense of the H-1B lottery, Inside Counsel, June 24, 2015
  • C’est la ‘VIE’ for foreign investors in China, Inside Counsel, May 13, 2015
  • 2005–2015: A Decade of Technological Leaps for the Litigator, ABA Technology for the Litigator, Mar. 30, 2015
  • Big chill in China: Many Chinese online sellers discover accounts frozen by PayPal, Inside Counsel, Mar. 18, 2015
  • Who needs to file a 2014 tax return?, Inside Counsel, February 18, 2015
  • 4 things you should be doing to prepare for H-1B season right now, Inside Counsel, Jan. 21, 2015
  • The Costco-Alibaba connection: A new model for doing business in China?, Inside Counsel, Jan. 7, 2015
  • China’s credit card market: Getting a foot in the open door, Inside Counsel, Dec. 10, 2014
  • China manufacturing agreements: Closing the barn doors before the horses escape, Inside Counsel, Nov. 12, 2014
  • The ‘Magnificent 7’ benefits of the EB-1(C), Inside Counsel, October 29, 2014
  • International Commercial Law and 6 Keys to Success in China, Inside Counsel, July 24, 2014
  • Due diligence and common sense with an EB-5 investment: Successfully petitioning for an EB-5 visa (Part Six), Inside Counsel, Jan. 8, 2014
  • A cup of 'TEA' can save you $500,000: Successfully petitioning for an EB-5 visa (Part Five), Inside Counsel, Dec. 18, 2013
  • Deciding between a standard EB-5 investment and investing in a Regional Center: Successfully petitioning for an EB-5 visa (Part Four), Inside Counsel, Dec. 4, 2013
  • There is more to 'job creation' than meets the eye: Successfully petitioning for an EB-5 visa (Part Three), Inside Counsel, Nov. 20, 2013
  • Taking a 'calculated' risk: Successfully petitioning for an EB-5 visa (Part Two), Inside Counsel, Nov. 6, 2013
  • Getting an EB-5 visa is more than simply writing a check: Successfully petitioning for an EB-5 visa (Part One), Inside Counsel, Oct. 23, 2013
  • International Business Roundtable Discussion, Orange County Business Journal, Aug. 19, 2013
  • The Business of Doing Business in China, Orange County Lawyer, August, 2013

Classes/Seminars

  • Panelist for the CASRIP “2012 High Technology Protection Summit”, University of Washington, School of Law in July, 2012
  • “Successful Cases of Taiwan Industry Utilizing the US Federal Court’s Patent Judgments,” under Industrial Applications & Opportunities for Intellectual Property Rights at the “Symposium on Development of Intellectual Property Rights & Industrial Strategies,”, National Taiwan University, May 2012
  • Contributory Infringement and Inducement of Infringement: Analysis & Application, Taipei, Taiwan, July 2009
  • Innovative Patent Defense Strategies & Tactics for Taiwan IT Manufacturers, Taipei, Taiwan, April 2009
  • Winning the US Patent Damages Case and Management of IP Litigation in the US, Beijing, China, March 2009
  • Speaker at the Washington in the West Conference, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, January 2009
  • IP Commercialization and Practice Seminar, Beijing, China, October 2008
  • The International Licensing Workshop: Patent Trolls, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2008
  • Legal Developments in China: Recent Laws, Regulations and Litigation Affecting Doing Business in China by US Companies, Orange County Bar Association, July 2008

Honors and Awards

  • The National Republican Party Businessman of the Year Nominee, 2004
  • The National Republican Congressional Committee for National Leadership Award in Recognition of Outstanding Service and Commitment to Republican Ideals, 2002
  • California Legislature Assembly for Outstanding Service as Director of the Orange Country Chinese American Chamber of Commerce by Curt Pringle, 1996
  • California Legislature for Outstanding Service as Director of the Orange County Chinese American Chamber of Commerce by 69th Assembly Member Jim Morrison, 1996
  • California Legislature for Outstanding Service as Director of the Orange County Chinese American Chamber of Commerce by 71st Assembly Member Mickey Conroy, 1996
  • State of California for Outstanding Service as Director of the Orange Country Chinese American Chamber of Commerce by State Treasurer Matt Fong, 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • China International University, Board of Trustees
  • American Bar Association
  • California State Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Immigration Law Association

Languages

  • Mandarin Chinese