Dr. Albert Wai-Kit Chan

PARTNER, LAW OFFICES OF ALBERT WAI-KIT CHAN, PLLC

  • Dr. Albert Wai-Kit Chan is Partner at the Law Offices of Albert Wai-Kit Chan, PLLC. With nearly 30 years of experience, Dr. Chan has handled all areas of intellectual property law (including technology transfer, patents, trademarks, copyrights, business transactions, and trade secrets). His specialty focus is on the life sciences, biotechnology patents in particular. He is well-versed in all aspects of prosecution and litigation and is experienced in licensing, technology transfer and the evaluation of intellectual property portfolios.
  • From 1996 through 2013, Dr. Chan taught as an adjunct professor of law at The City University of New York School of Law. His classes included intellectual property law, patent law, technology transfer, Internet and the law, food and drug law, and international business law. He is currently adjunct associate professor in the School of Life Sciences at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and has adjunct professorship in the Department of Health Technology and Informatics at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Chan is active in a number of legal organizations including, among others, United States-China Intellectual Property Institute, Inc. (a New York Not-For-Profit Corporation) where he is founder and director.
  • Dr. Chan received his J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law in New York. He was awarded his Ph.D. in virology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and he completed his postdoctoral training at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York as an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Chan is registered to practice before the USPTO (1993) and has been admitted to practice in New Jersey (1992), New York (1993), Texas (2006), Massachusetts (2017) and the Supreme Court of the United States (2008).