George Wu (Wu Datong)

image001(05-07-11-28-16)George Wu (Wu Datong) 

Attorney at Husch Blackwell, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA



Dr. Wu has been practicing law since 2005. He has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Cornell University. He is admitted to the United States Patent & Trademark Office.


Practice Areas

All areas of intellectual property: Patent, Trademark, Copyright, and Trade Secret protection, including opinions and licensing. Well versed with proceedings before the Patent Trials and Appeals Board of the USPTO. IP litigation counseling.



  • B.A. in Molecular Biology from U.C. Berkeley 1992
  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Cornell University 2006
  • J.D. from Fordham 2007 



  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Midwest Chinese American Science & Technology Association
  • OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates
  • United Way – Multicultural Cabinet
  • YMCA St Louis County


Working Experiences

  • Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Patent Attorney at Kenyon & Kenyon, New York



  • Over 1000 applications/prosecutions before the USPTO
  • IP due diligence on behalf of Abbott Laboratories and Schering Plough



Patenting Biotech Beyond The Central Dogma, Nature Biotechnology 28, 230-233, 2010.



English and Chinese

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