Michelle Wong joined Berkeley Lab in 1998 as a Research Associate. In 2001, while in law school, she joined the Lab’s Patent Group as an Intern / Patent Analyst. Within a year, she passed the USPTO Patent Bar exam and as a Patent Agent, she prepared, filed and prosecuted patent applications for Berkeley Lab. In 2004, Ms. Wong joined the California bar and continued as Patent Counsel for the Laboratory, preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications. She also managed several large licensed portfolios and patent litigation. Ms. Wong currently serves as Deputy Laboratory Counsel advising LBNL stakeholders on general legal, intellectual property, partnerships, procurement, data security and privacy, conflicts of interest, and compliance issues arising in various transactions including procurements, licensing, and sponsored research agreements.
University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D.
University of California, Berkeley, B.A.
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