Francis S. L. Wang

Senior Partner
Shanghai,  China

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  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
EducationQueens College of the City University of New York (B.A., 1968); Cornell University (J.D., 1972)
Admitted1973, New York; 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1976, California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1981, U.S. Tax Court; 1984, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1992, U.S. Supreme Court. (Not admitted in China)
Memberships New York State and American Bar Associations (Member, Sections on: International Law; Corporation, Banking and Business Law; Economics of Law Practice; Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law; Chair, PRC-ROC Copyright Sub-Section, 1989-1992); State Bar of California (Member, Executive Committee, Intellectual Property Law Section); International Anti Counterfeiting Coalition (Member, Board of Directors, 1990-1997); United States Trademark Association (Member: Board of Directors, 1992-1994; Board of Directors, Alliance for Promotion of Software Innovation, 1993); International Association of Law Schools (Member, Board of Governors 2004—; President Elect, 2008—); Hampshire College (Member, Board of Trustees, 2007—).
LanguagesEnglish and Chinese
BornShanghai, China, 1947

Author of numerous articles on Intellectual Property and International Trade, China and Taiwan Law, 1972—. Delegate and Counsel, AIT-CCNAA Consultation on Intellectual Property Protection, 1983-1984, USTR and Industry and Trade Negotiation Delegations, 1984-1996. Professor of Law, Kenneth Wang School of Law, 2003—. Visiting Professor of Law and Distinguished Scholar in Residence, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2001—. Visiting Professor, University of California at Berkeley, 2004 - Presented testimony before the U.S. Trade Representative and U.S. Senate Finance Committee. Member, National Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association. Regent and Honorary Chairman of the Board of Regents, Soochow University, Suzhou, China.

Reported CasesBanco do Brasil vs. Latian Inc.; New York Chinese TV Programs, Inc. vs. U.E. Enterprises Inc. et al; Mendes Junior v Banco do Brasil S.A., et al; Computer Associates v. Altai.

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Francis S. L. Wang

580 Nan Jing West Road #2308
Shanghai 200041

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