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Albert Wong, Ph.D.

Technology Specialist, Patent Agent

New York, NY
212-641-2232
awong@fr.com
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Background

​Albert Wong is a Technology Specialist, Patent Agent in the New York office of Fish & Richardson. His practice focuses on patent prosecution and counseling in the life sciences (including biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology and pharmacology), biomedical engineering and chemical engineering, drawing on extensive multidisciplinary research experience in drug delivery, medical devices, neurotransmitter transport and T cell immunology.

Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Wong was an American Heart Association-funded research fellow at the Yale School of Medicine and an Information Society Project resident fellow at the Yale Law School. Dr. Wong holds two U.S. patents (one issued, one pending) and has co-authored legal briefs before the D.C. Circuit and the Supreme Court.

Education

Ph.D., Yale University 2015
Cell Biology


M.Phil., Yale University 2011
Cell Biology


S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2009
Health Sciences and Technology (Biomedical Engineering)


B.S., University of Texas at Arlington 2005
Honors, Biology with minors in Chemistry and Mathematics
summa cum laude

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2016

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese

Other Distinctions

Law and Policy

  1. Wong, A. The House and Senate intelligence committees need privacy advocates, too. Slate (2014).
  2. Wong, A. Proof-of-age cards: driver’s licenses contain too much personal info to use at a bar. Slate (2014).
  3. Wong, A. & Bélair-Gagnon, V. On the NSA and media bias: an extended analysis. Concurring Opin. (2013).
  4. Wong, A. & Bélair-Gagnon, V. On the NSA, the media may tilt right. Columbia Journalism Rev. (2013).
  5. Wong, A. Warrantless searches of homes and the Fourth Amendment. Balkinization (2013).
  6. Wong, A. Bartelt’s dog and the continuing vitality of the Supreme Court’s tacit distinction between sense enhancement and sense creation. Concurring Opin. (2013).
  7. Smith, P.J., Syed, N. & Wong, A. United States v. Jones: Privacy in public space? Piece it all together and you get 5. Concurring Opin. (2012).
  8. Smith, P.J., Syed, N., Thaw, D. & Wong, A. When machines are watching: How warrantless use of GPS surveillance technology violates the Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches. Yale Law J. Forum 121, 177-202 (2011).

Science and Engineering

  1. Wong, A. Leukocyte integrin-induced stabilization of proinflammatory mRNAs. Yale University (2015).
  2. Wong, A., Zhang, Y.W., Jeschke, G.R., Turk, B.E. & Rudnick, G. Cyclic GMP-dependent stimulation of serotonin transport does not involve direct transporter phosphorylation by cGMP-dependent protein kinase. J. Biol. Chem. 287, 36051-36058 (2012).
  3. Wong, A. Quantitative modeling of the high-throughput production and in vivo kinetics of (drug-encapsulating) liposomes. PLOS ONE 5, e10280 (2010).
  4. Wong, A. Modified epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-bearing liposomes (MRBLs) are sensitive to EGF in solution. PLOS ONE 4, e7391 (2009).
  5. Wong, A. Drug-encapsulating EGF-sensitive liposomes for EGF-overexpressing cancer therapies. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2009).
  6. Wong, A. A biomedical study and molecular analysis of soft tissues. University of Texas, Arlington (2005).
  7. Wong, A. & Arnott, H.J. An SEM study of leaf litter from an urban environment. Tex. J. Micros. 36, 46 (Abstract) (2005).
  8. Wong, A. & Young, B. The future is now: Frontiers on display at Yale-NAVBO cardiovascular inflammation and remodeling symposium 2014. Yale J. Biol. Med. 87, 593-599 (2014).