McGlinchey Stafford PLLC announced today that Intellectual Property attorney Hoang M. “Wayne” Vo has joined the firm. Mr. Vo is Of Counsel and is currently based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Mr. Vo brings to McGlinchey Stafford an extensive scientific and business background in the areas of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, energy, polymer, medical device, mechanical, food & beverage, plastic, recycling and other green technology, paper and nanotechnology. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Vo served as Patent Counsel to The Coca-Cola Company, where he was responsible for all patent matters for its global beverage platform and was awarded the IP Innovation Award for his many significant contributions to the company. Additionally, Mr. Vo has advised global companies from Fortune 50 to start-ups, universities, foundations and venture capitalist firms on legal and scientific issues, business risks and strategies involved in all intellectual property matters.
“We are pleased to welcome Wayne to our firm and to be able to offer his caliber of IP expertise to our clients,” said Rudy Aguilar, Managing Member of McGlinchey Stafford.
Mr. Vo is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Georgia State University College of Law (cum laude). Mr. Vo graduated from Emory University achieving both his Master of Science degree and Bachelor of Science degree in Organic Chemistry jointly and was awarded summa cum laude, with highest honors distinction.