Areas of practice
Mr. Wigley specializes in intellectual property, IT, Internet, telecom, data privacy, and technology law.
Mr. Wigley's expertise covers a full range of contentious, non-contentious and transactional intellectual property, Internet, telecom, data privacy, and technology matters. He has experience in addressing client’s legal needs in the areas of IP protection (patent, copyright, trademark, domain names and trade secrets), IP licensing, technology licensing, Internet content regulation, technology transfer agreements, data protection, and dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration).
Mr. Wigley joined King & Wood Mallesons’ Beijing office in 2007. In addition to his legal experience, Mr. Wigley was previously an executive in the technology sector, rising to the level of Vice President in multinational companies such as British Telecom and American Management Systems. As a business executive, Mr. Wigley was responsible for leading the product management, product development and strategic planning functions of organizations, requiring the management of teams of over 35 employees and the oversight of multi-million dollar capital budgets.
Mr. Wigley obtained his LL.M. in Chinese Law from Tsinghua University School of Law and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law. Additionally, he has an M.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University and dual B.S. degrees (Chemical Engineering and Education) from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Wigley is member of the State Bar of California and an adjunct faculty member of Tsinghua University School of Law, teaching “Copyright Law in a Digital World”. He is a native speaker of English and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese.