Alan Wang is a dedicated patent attorney, an experienced engineer, and an innovator. Alan focuses on patent-related practices, including patent non-infringement and invalidity analysis, patent portfolio evaluation and negotiation, patent preparation and prosecution, and patent post-grant proceedings.

Alan actively represents clients in patent dispute matters and has defended clients against numerous patent assertions. Alan has also supported patent litigations in domestic and foreign jurisdictions by developing technical non-infringement and invalidity arguments.

Alan has an 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 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 a major semiconductor company in Dallas, Texas and as a senior ASIC design engineer at a major telecom equipment maker in Richardson, Texas. 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 and/or defending against patent assertions.

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  • PTAB Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2023


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

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

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

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

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


Chinese (Mandarin)



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Press Release
Haynes Boone Welcomes Class of 2022 New Partners
January 01, 2022

Haynes and Boone, LLP is proud to announce the promotion of 13 lawyers to its partnership ranks. This partnership class is the most diverse in the firm’s history.   Effective Jan. 1, the new partners are Raquel Alvarenga, Robert Bruner, Jamie Carter, Matt Costello, Tiffany Ferris, Maria Hopper, Mini Kapoor, Jennifer Kreick, Kim Mai, Kinne Manente, Arsalan Muhammad, Courtney Smith, and Alan Wang. [...]