Joanna Wu, PhD, JD

Joanna has practiced law since 2003, with an initial focus on patent and FDA regulatory matters and later in other areas including corporate and technology transactions.  She began her career with Ropes & Gray in Boston, followed by in-house experience in various medical device and biotechnology companies.  She received her JD from University of California, Berkeley with a Certificate in Law and Technology, and she was on the editorial boards of the California Law Review and Berkeley Technology Law Journal. As a registered U.S. patent attorney, Joanna also has a technical background with a PhD in physiology from the University of Virginia and conducted research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a recipient of the Alexander Hollaender Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Energy.