The founder of Allan Chan & Associates is a native of New York City. As an Asian American, he speaks Cantonese along with Mandarin translators. Allan Chan has an immense technical background and has always been a person who is fascinated with technology.

Mr. Chan began his professional career as a chemical engineer, along with research expertise in the field of polymer sciences. Later on in his career, Mr. Chan became a computer systems analyst at one of the largest banking and financial institutions in the world. Further, as an entrepreneur himself, he started a successful computer consulting business. That business serviced numerous internationally renowned corporations.

Mr. Chan attended one of the United States top tier law schools for a post-graduate degree focusing in intellectual property. George Washington University ranks as one of the country's top three law schools focusing on intellectual property.

Mr. Chan worked for numerous legal governmental offices dealing with domestic and international legal issues. In addition, he served as in-house counsel to a cutting edge biometrics corporation managing and facilitating their large intellectual property portfolio. Further, he worked for a number of large Manhattan law firms before he decided to launch his own practice. Currently, Mr. Chan's firm provides services to corporations and individuals from around the globe.

Mr. Chan is a Registered Patent Attorney and has been admitted to practice before the New York state and federal courts. He is also certified mediator in the State of New York. Mr. Chan is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York County Lawyers' Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and American Intellectual Property Law Association. Additionally, Mr. Chan has published many articles in the field of intellectual property.

You can make an appointment at the office in downtown Manhattan. It is conveniently located in close proximity to the A, C, E, 2, 3, 4, 5, N, R, J, Z train. The office is across the street from the Woolworth building and City Hall.