Chris Wen is a registered patent attorney whose practice includes assisting clients obtain patent rights in the U.S. and abroad.  His experience covers a variety of technologies, including various types of mechanical and electro-mechanical devices, among others.  Chris also has experience in other intellectual property matters, including patent post-grant proceedings, litigation, trademark prosecution and opposition proceedings, and licensing matters.

Chris earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a Merit Scholarship recipient.

Prior to joining Harrity & Harrity, Chris was a partner at an intellectual property boutique firm in the metro-Detroit area where he worked on a wide array of patent and other intellectual property matters, including preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications, preparing legal opinions concerning patent infringement, invalidity, and freedom-to-operate, and assisting in various stages of litigation matters.  Chris also worked for over five years as a design and consulting engineer prior to becoming an attorney, working extensively in the design of heating and cooling systems for central chilled water, boiler, and combined heating and power plants.




Phone: 571-432-0800

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Brooklyn Law School (J.D.) – 2009
University of Michigan (B.S. Mechanical Engineering) – 2005


United States Patent and Trademark Office
New York


Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)


Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2017-2020