Alan Wang



Education and Clerkships

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2014, cum laude

M.S., Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Master's Degree, Engineering, Communication and Electronic Systems, Tsinghua University, 1998

Bachelor's Degree, Engineering, Electronic Techniques and Information Systems, Tsinghua University, 1995

Bachelor's Degree, Economics, Joint Degree, Tsinghua University, 1995


Texas, 2015

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Chinese (Mandarin)


Alan Wang is a dedicated patent attorney, an experienced engineer, and an innovator. Alan focuses on patent-related practices, including patent preparation, prosecution, and post-grant review.

Alan has extensive background in electrical and computer engineering. He has prepared and prosecuted patents in a variety of technologies and industries such as semiconductor fabrication, integrated circuit (IC) design, IC packaging, IC testing, power management, computing and storage devices, handheld devices, and medical devices. Alan has developed patent portfolios for both start-up and established technology companies.

Alan has 14 years of experience as a design engineer in major semiconductor and telecommunication companies. Prior to his legal career, Alan worked as a design manager and electrical design engineer at Texas Instruments and as a senior ASIC design engineer at Fujitsu Network Communications. He was recognized as a key contributor by his former employers and peers. His technical knowledge spans into semiconductor, telecommunication, networking, wireless infrastructure, and consumer electronics.

Alan has firsthand knowledge in converting raw ideas to innovative products. He is a co-inventor on four issued U.S. patents. Alan’s problem-solving skills enable him effectively assist clients in identifying and securing their intellectual property rights.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Dallas Bar Association, student member
  • Intellectual Property Organization
  • Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA)

Client Focus


Cisco Honors Haynes and Boone for "Excellence in Partnering"

Worldwide technology provider Cisco Systems, Inc. has selected Haynes and Boone for its Excellence in Partnering Award in recognition of the firm’s stellar results on patent litigation and related issues.

Patents and Publications

  • U.S. Patent 9,729,472, Network physical link (PHY) switch system
  • U.S. Patent 8,326,364, High Resolution, Low Power Design for CPRI/OBSAI Latency Measurement
  • U.S. Patent 7,934,113, Self-Clearing Asynchronous Interrupt Edge Detect Latching Register
  • U.S. Patent 7,620,043, Using CRC-15 as hash function for MAC bridge filter design

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