X. Joanna Wu

Joanna Wu joined the ENSEM team in 2021. She has practiced law for more than 18 years, 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 medical device and biotechnology companies. Joanna also worked in Beijing for a Fortune 100 multinational equipment manufacturer, developing patent policy initiatives.

Joanna received her JD from University of California, Berkeley with Certificate in Law and Technology, while serving as an editor of the California Law Review and the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. Before law school, She was awarded the Alexander Hollaender Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship and conducted molecular biology research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She holds a Ph.D. in physiology from University of Virginia and studied biology at University of Science and Technology of China.

Joanna has also served as volunteer in her community and is an advisor for the Boston Symphony Orchestra.