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Senior University Counsel

Philip Chen

Philip Chen joined Stanford’s Office of the General Counsel in 2018. Before joining Stanford, Philip was an intellectual property partner at Kirkland & Ellis.  He also worked at Milbank Tweed, and in the IP Transactions & Counseling group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.  During law school, Philip externed for the Honorable Kimberly Wardlaw at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  During college, Philip worked as a researcher for Professor Gabor Somorjai at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.  Philip is also Technology Legal Counsel for Stanford Health Care.

He received his B.S. in Chemistry and B.S. in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley, and J.D. from UCLA School of Law.