Feng Tian is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he practices intellectual property law, focusing on patent prosecution, IP due diligence, and general intellectual property counseling. He has worked on patent-related matters in a variety of technical subject areas, including pharmaceuticals, chemical formulations, cosmetic products, medical devices, turbine engines, and earth-moving equipment.
Prior to attending law school, Feng worked as a patent agent at an IP boutique firm in Chicago and as a technical specialist at a general practice firm on the East Coast, where he drafted and prosecuted U.S. and foreign patent applications, as well as rendered freedom-to-operate opinions.
Before his legal career, Feng spent nine years as a medicinal chemist and project co-leader at a small biopharmaceutical company in Southern California, where he focused on finding small molecule therapeutic agents for cancer and liver and metabolic diseases.
Feng has co-authored eight peer-reviewed research articles and two posters. He is a co-inventor of ten patents and patent applications.
- J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
- Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Michigan State University
- M.S., Physical Chemistry, Peking University
- B.S., Chemistry, Peking University
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
- Member, American Chemical Society
- Bar of the District of Columbia
- State Bar of Virginia
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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