Dr. Wallace Wu focuses on patent litigation, inter partes review, and patent due diligence. In particular, he concentrates on cases involving life sciences, biological and small molecule drugs, polymers, and medical devices.

Dr. Wu has represented clients in district courts across the country and before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is also admitted to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office, and has extensive experience in patent office proceedings, portfolio evaluation, and due diligence analysis.


  • Defended Hologic in two patent infringement actions involving DNA labeling and capture technologies; secured non-infringement final judgment in one action and invalidity final judgment in another. See 2018 WL 4960228, 2017 WL 2829625.
  • Represented Patent Owner Boston Scientific as lead counsel in ten inter partes review proceedings involving balloon catheters; secured seven non-institution decisions and three final written decisions upholding validity of the asserted patent claims. See IPR2017-00072, -1294, -01296, -01297, -01298, -01301, -01304; IPR2017-00444, -01281, -01295.
  • Defended Boston Scientific in three patent infringement actions involving drug-eluting stents; secured summary judgment of invalidity on all asserted patents. See (1) 679 F. Supp. 2d 539 and 647 F.3d 1353 (Fed. Cir. 2011); (2) 2012 WL 175023 and 720 F.3d 1380 (Fed. Cir. 2013); (3) 2015 WL 883933 and 844 F.3d 1344 (Fed. Cir. 2017).
  • Defended GE Healthcare in a patent infringement action involving affinity chromatography instruments; secured summary judgment of invalidity of all asserted patent claims. See 490 F.3d 946 (Fed. Cir. 2007). 


  • JD, Santa Clara University School of Law, 2001
  • PhD, Biochemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996
  • BS, Chemistry, The University of Kansas, 1991, High Distinction
  • California
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US District Court, Central District of California
  • US District Court, Northern District of California
  • US District Court, Southern District of California
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • US Patent and Trademark Office

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