Technology Transactions


Chi-Fei Wang is an associate in the technology transactions practice in the Seattle office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Chi-Fei's practice focuses on counseling clients in complex technology and intellectual property matters related to licensing, development, acquisition, use, and commercialization of technology. He has experience with complex technology and intellectual property transactions, including strategic alliances, licensing arrangements, acquisitions and divestures, joint ventures, outsourcing, and technology transfers. He also provides counseling on intellectual property issues related to private equity, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and other corporate transactions.

Chi-Fei structures, drafts, and negotiates a variety of transactional and commercial agreements and advises a wide range of clients, from start-ups and growth enterprises, to Fortune 100 companies. His practice covers numerous industry sectors, including semiconductors, software, e-commerce, Internet, telecommunications, digital media, entertainment, online gaming, network security, biotechnology, and petrochemicals. He also regularly represents clients in cross-border transactions.

Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate in the technology transactions group and corporate departments at leading international law firms in New York and Shanghai, where he represented companies in the semiconductor, software, industrial, telecommunications, financial services, media, and other industries. He also worked previously as technology transactions counsel at General Electric Company.

Chi-Fei brings extensive international experience. He has worked in Hong Kong and Shanghai and routinely advises international clients doing cross-border transactions, primarily focusing on companies and investors from China. He is a native Mandarin Chinese speaker and is fluent in English.

  • Represented Vormetric in intellectual property matters related to its $400 million acquisition by Thales
  • Represented General Electric in connection with the establishment of a global strategic alliance and formation of a joint venture with China's largest electricity transmission and distribution equipment manufacturer
  • Represented a leading biopharmaceutical company in connection with its $800 million outsourcing of the company's IT services and applications
  • Advise Tencent on a variety of intellectual property matters and commercial transactions, including mobile and PC video game distribution and publishing, joint development, and media licensing
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School
    Submissions Editor, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review; Contributing Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law; John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics
  • M.S., Information Science, University of Texas at Austin
    Dean Rusk Fellow in Technology Policy
  • B.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Tongji University
    Computer Science minor
  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of Washington

Contact Information

701 Fifth Avenue
Suite 5100
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone | 206-883-2564

Email | Chi-Fei

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