Bar Admissions
  • California
  • Registered Patent Attorney, US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Duke University, Certificate in Machine Learning
  • George Mason University, Juris Doctor
  • University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences and Legal Studies
  • Voting member of the IPO Emerging Technology Committee
  • Voting member of the IPO Asian Practice Committee and the IPO Women in IP Committee
  • Giles Rich Inn of Court
  • PTAB Bar Association
  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, DC Chapter
Awards and Recognitions
  • Forbes Business Council

Wen is a prosecutor with a comprehensive understanding of the patent process in the United States, Europe, and across Asia, and experience overseeing the prosecution of applications around the world. Wen is familiar with actions and procedures from all the major national patent offices, including the US Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office and the China National Intellectual Property Administration. Wen has written over a hundred original patent applications, and has extensive experience with appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. She represents clients across various technological sectors including the electro-mechanical, medical devices, and computer-operated control technologies.

Wen is highly sought after for her opinion on subject matter eligibility in the United States, particularly with respect to the patentability of software applications and computer-implemented technologies. She has published legal scholarship and speaks frequently on subject matter eligibility under the Alice and Mayo framework.

Highly involved in the innovation community around the world, Wen is a member of the Forbes Business Council and the WINGS WorldQuest Junior Council. Wen is also a leader in the Intellectual Property Owner’s Association, chairing the subcommittee in charge of the Diversity in Innovation Toolkit and working with leaders across the IP arena so that diverse inventors can be thoroughly recognized for their contribution to the innovative ecosphere.


Speaking Engagements:

  • March 7, 2023 – AI Masters 2023, “A Software Patent Perspective: Best Practices for Drafting to Stand the Test of Time,” Panelist.
  • September 13, 2022 – IPWatchdog LIVE 2022, “Predictions & Prognostications: Looking Forward to 2023,” Panelist
  • September 12, 2022 – IPWatchdog LIVE 2022, “Where Do We Go From Here on Patent Eligibility After American Axle?” Panelist.
  • March 10, 2022 – International IP Masters™, Part of the Masters Symposia Series hosted by IPWatchdog, Panelist and Speaker
  • December 10, 2019 – Introducing the IPO’s Diversity in Innovation Toolkit at the NYIPLA (LIVE)
    Wen Xie introduced the Intellectual Property Owners Association’s Gender Diversity in Innovation Toolkit which aims to serve as a blueprint for companies looking to close the leaks in their patent pipeline and increase diversity in the innovation ecosystem.  Wen Xie represented the Women in IP Subcommittee in leading a discussion that went through the aspects of the Toolkit.
  • November 6, 2018 – The Impact on Examination Practice in Light of Mayo v. Prometheus
    Wen Xie presented a lecture and led a live and discussion at Daikin Industries’ corporate headquarters in Osaka, Japan.
  • November 5, 2018 – Introducing Changes to § 101 Examination Procedure at the USPTO at Yamaha Corporation
    Wen Xie presented a lecture and led a live discussion at Yamaha Music’s corporate headquarters in Hamamatsu, Japan.

Features and Interviews

The IP Practice Series hosted by Global IP Counselors™, co-published by IPWatchdog:

Wen hosts the IP Practice Vlogs by Global IP Counselors™, an original series of practice videos for the US IP practitioner. The series is co-published by IPWatchdog, the largest intellectual property publication in the world.

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