- Pharmaceuticals & Pharmaceutical Formulation
- Polymer & Materials Science
- State of Connecticut, 2007
- United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006
Rutgers School of Law, J.D., 2007
University of Mississippi, M.S., Organic Chemistry, 1999
Nankai University, M.S., Chemistry, 1996
Nankai University, B.S., Chemistry, 1993
- Mandarin Chinese
Wanli Wu focuses on drafting patent applications and obtaining patents in the fields of polymers, oil and gas field fluids, hydrocarbon recovery and treatment, cosmetics, and specialty chemicals. She also conducted patentability, product clearance, and patent validity studies. Before becoming a patent practitioner, Ms. Wu was a research chemist for eight years. She synthesized novel Hepatitis C drug candidates and was an inventor for several patents/applications.
Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2019-present
Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2012-2018
Associate, Wiggin and Dana LLP, 2007-2012
Associate Scientist, Schering Plough Research Institute, 2000-2007
Medicinal Scientist, Sanofi-Aventis, 1999
- Connecticut Law TribuneJanuary 31, 2019
"Connecticut Movers: Promoting Lawyers Who've Clearly Got the Goods" highlighted the promotions of Partner James Wimpe, Alicia Hayter, Jared Howenstine, and Wanli Wu to Counsel, and Senior Patent Agent Jessica Zimberlin Eastman, Ph.D., to Senior Patent Agent in the January 25, 2019 article in the Connecticut Law Tribune.
- December 19, 2018
Cantor Colburn LLP, the fourth largest patent law firm in the U.S., welcomes the new year with the elevation of James Wimpe to its partnership. Also effective January 1, 2019, Associates Tina Dorr, Ph.D., Patrick Griffin, Alicia Hayter, Jared Howenstine, David Kincaid, Matteo Pedini, and Wanli Wu will be promoted to Counsel. Jessica Zimberlin Eastman, Ph.D., will be promoted to Senior Patent Agent.
- May 4, 2019University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Several Cantor Colburn attorneys will be judges at the regional and statewide Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC), competitions, including Eric Baron, who is also a CIC board member, Lynn Stewart, Dennis Jakiela, Ph.D., Wanli Wu, Derek Jennings, Ali Caless, Dmitry Zuev, Chris Boehm, Luann Liang, and Sandy Sawwan. Michael Cantor ill attend to represent the firm during the program, which will recognize Cantor Colburn's support. This year's convention will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at UConn's Storrs campus.
- May 20, 2013New York, NY
- Comiskey Revisited: Section 101 as Gatekeeper for Patentability Requirements?April 30, 2009Presented at the 25th Annual Joint Patent Practice Seminar
- 25th Annual Joint Patent Practice SeminarApril 30, 2009
“Comiskey Revisited: Section 101 as Gatekeeper for Patentability Requirements?” Presented on April 30, 2009 at the 25th Annual Joint Patent Practice Seminar
Intellectual Property Owners Association
New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Volunteer Judge, National Mock Trial, May 2017