Businesses of all types and sizes throughout the United States, Mexico and beyond bring their disputes to Gardere's litigation team and receive practical, responsive, boutique-style attention in return. Our clients have access to the firepower and value of a well-known and highly-regarded Firm's capabilities and interdisciplinary strengths.
Gardere has a national and international energy practice formed around our Energy Industry Team, which is a multidisciplinary group of approximately 80 attorneys with diverse backgrounds, experience and skills specific to the energy industry. Our team includes attorneys who have served as in-house counsel for major energy companies, providing a depth of insight into our clients' needs, issues and concerns. We understand and regularly practice in virtually every sector of the energy, and we represent a wide variety of industry participants from multinational corporations to individuals.
From our offices in the United States and Mexico, our International Practice helps clients operate in today’s global economy. We have more than 30 professionals operating as a boutique within an Am Law 200 law firm and are able to provide focused service with the resources of a large firm. We understand that clients who are engaged in the global marketplace need lawyers who can operate seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions. Our international experts are multi-lingual, are culturally fluent and intimately familiar with various legal systems across the world, especially those in Latin America. Whether you need help with commercial transactions, regulatory matters, customs and import regulations, immigration matters, M&A and joint ventures, international disputes, or international tax planning, Gardere’s international team is here to assist you.
We represent domestic and foreign private funds in all aspects of fund formation, fund operations, platform and add-on acquisitions, and portfolio company operations. Our team has a reputation for being the go-to-lawyers for private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and family offices. We are known for our vast deal experience, the efficient way we staff and manage our work, and the way we maintain our relationships. We get deals done with sophisticated, strategic, and practical advice tailored to the needs of our clients.
*Not admitted to practice law.
Pin Wu Ph.D., is a patent agent with limited recognition (37CFR11.9b), helping clients worldwide with patent prosecution services and technology support for patent litigation. Pin’s clients include multinational corporations, research institutes and individual inventors of the following fields:
He is technically proficient and experienced in handling inventions in oil field technology and electromechanical systems. Pin’s patent practice includes original patent application drafting, prosecution, infringement analysis and due diligence investigation.
Prior to joining Gardere, Pin worked as a technology specialist at an intellectual property law firm. He has research experience in mechanical and aerospace engineering, studying aeroelasticity of flexible flapping wings of micro air vehicles (e.g., mechanical hummingbirds). His work includes computer-aided design/prototyping of small-scale mechanical systems, optical experimental technique application and development, control interface and software development, and creating tools for data post-processing and analysis. Pin is highly regarded in his field, as evidenced by invitations to speak at major conferences and write for peer-reviewed publications.
Pin was admitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with limited recognition in 2013. He speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin for communication with important foreign parties, such as associates and offices in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
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