Jennifer H. Wu is a patent trial and appellate lawyer recognized for her “great advocacy skills at trials” and “outstanding work in cutting-edge biologics cases.” Jennifer has been widely recognized within the legal industry and the patent litigation bar for her achievements.
In 2022, she was recognized by Chambers USA as an “Up and Coming” lawyer in the Intellectual Property: Patent (NY) category. In 2019, Jennifer was named to Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under Hot List – Northeast.” In 2018, she was selected by the New York Law Journal as a “Rising Star,” an award that recognizes top attorneys under the age of 40. In 2017, Jennifer was a recipient of the “Best Under 40” award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA). She is a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA), and a former co-chair of the FCBA Patent Litigation Committee, the Mock Argument Committee, and the Rules Committee. She received the FCBA’s George Hutchinson Committee Award recognizing committee leadership in 2016 and 2018.
Jennifer also has an active pro bono practice, and represents a number of Asian-American victims of racially motivated violence and their families. She received the New York Law Journal’s Diversity Initiative Award in 2022 in recognition of her pro bono work. In addition, Jennifer is a frequent speaker on diversity, equity, and inclusion. She delivered the keynote speech, “Raising Our Voices for Equity: Good Leadership and Leading for Good,” at the Women in Law Section’s 18th Annual Edith I. Spivack Symposium during the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting 2022. She is also a co-chair of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)’s Women’s Committee, an Advisory Committee Member of the NYU Law Alumni of Color Association (LACA), and an Executive Board and Board member of USA for UNFPA, which supports the life-saving work of the United Nations reproductive health and rights agency, the United Nations Population Fund.
Jennifer earned her A.B. in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University and her J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she received the Vanderbilt Medal for Service to the Law School Community and the President’s Service Award for Leadership. Following law school, Jennifer clerked for the Hon. Alan D. Lourie of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.