Charles C.H. Wu

Principal

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Tel : 949-251-0111 x 118

Direct : 949-688-7118

Email : cchwu@wclawyers.com

Attorney with over twenty-nine years of experience in intellectual property, corporate transactions and litigation matters.

A practice which has included civil litigation, business litigation, patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution, and estate planning. Experience prosecuting over 400 patent and trademark applications before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, including representing parties in appeals, oppositions, cancellation proceedings, representing parties in patent and trademark infringement litigation, and drafting of licensing agreements, and estate planning.

Mr. Wu was the counsel of record for the Trademark fair Use U.S. Supreme Court case: KP vs. Lasting Impression; 543 U.S. 111.

 

Mr. Wu is fluent in Chinese Mandarin.

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Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009-2010; 2018-2021

Education:

  • Juris Doctorate Western State University, College of Law

  • Master of Science University of Southern California

  • Major: Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude

  • Bachelor of Science University of Southern California

  • Major: Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Cum Laude

 

Engineering Experience:

  • Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. - Senior VLSI Design Engineer

  • Western Digital Corporation - Senior VLSI Engineer

  • IBM - Software Engineer

  • Xerox Corporation

Bar Admissions and Professional Registrations:

  • U.S. Supreme Court 

  • State Bar of California 

  • Supreme Court of California 

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Courts of California – Central, Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts

  • U.S. District Courts Texas – Eastern and Western Districts

  • U.S. District Court of Wisconsin – Western District

  • U.S. District Court of Indiana – Northern District

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts of California – Central, Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts

Professional Associations:

  • Orange County Bar Association - Former Director

  • Orange County Bar Foundation - Former Director

  • Orange County Asian American Bar Association - Former President and Founding Member

  • Taiwanese American Lawyers Association - Director and Former President

  • Monte Jade Science & Technology Association of Southern California - Founding Member, Former President and Past Legal Counsel