Jessica M. Wan


Jessica has extensive experience counseling clients on comprehensive U.S. and global intellectual property strategies that support their objectives whether it be through patents, trademarks, or copyrights.  She has prosecuted numerous design and utility patents to issuance and regularly achieves success registering word mark and stylized/design trademarks in the U.S. and foreign countries.  Jessica’s practice also includes post-allowance support, such as advocacy and dispute resolution when infringement or enforcement needs arise.

She also litigates complex intellectual property, commercial, and employment matters in federal and state court, and before the USPTO.  She is an experienced trial lawyer who works with her clients to determine what a win means for them and develops a plan to achieve that goal.  In 2019, Jessica litigated an agricultural business dispute case through a three-week jury trial resulting in a multi-million dollar verdict in favor of her client.

Jessica received her Juris Doctor summa cum laude from the William S. Richardson School of Law and was the salutatorian of her graduating class.  After starting her career at one of the largest private law firms in Honolulu, Jessica moved to Ventura and joined Ferguson Case Orr Paterson.

Jessica graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California in 2011, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering.

Jessica was born and raised in Honolulu.  Outside of work, she enjoys running, traveling, fashion, art, and, most importantly, spending time with her family, friends, and dog Obi Wan.

Practice Groups

Bar and Professional

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Hawaii
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • Super Lawyer, Rising Star, 2016, 2017 and 2019-2023
  • 40 under 40, Pacific Coast Business Times, 2019
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • J.D., University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, summa cum laude, 2014
  • B.S., University of Southern California, Aerospace Engineering, cum laude, 2011


  • Japanese American Citizens League, Ventura Chapter (Co-Vice President, 2020-present)
  • Ventura County Asian American Bar Association (President, 2020-2023; Secretary, 2024)
  • Ventura County Barristers (Board Member At Large, 2018; Secretary, 2019-2020; Vice President, 2020)

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