Kelvin is an associate in the Strategic Transactions and Licensing group.

Kelvin W. Chan
Kelvin W. Chan
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Kelvin W. Chan

Kelvin focuses on transactional IP issues related to our clients’ financing and M&A activities. Kelvin has experience in corporate partnering, strategic alliances, technology protection, licensing, and commercialization of intellectual property assets in a variety of technology areas including telecommunications, software, hardware, e-commerce, and data security. Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Kelvin practiced at the Boston office of WilmerHale, where he represented high tech companies in district court litigation and administrative proceedings before the PTAB and USPTO. In law school, Kelvin served as a student attorney at the BU/MIT Startup Law Clinic where he advised entrepreneurs regarding corporate governance, fundraising, and IP strategy.

Kelvin worked as an electrical engineer at Qualcomm and the MITRE Corporation before attending law school. He also worked as a process control engineer at Anheuser Busch.


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.S., Electrical Engineering


  • Massachusetts