Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, University of New Mexico

Patents

  • US 8653325, De Rocher and Nguyen, Increased Seed Size and Seed Number Through Transgenic Over Expression Of Revoluta Protein During Early Embryo Development
  • US 8779238, Liu, Nguyen and De Rocher, Floral Dip Method for Transformation Of Camelina

Thu Nguyen is a Patent Agent in the firm’s Seattle office. Her practice includes all areas of intellectual property law including patent preparation and prosecution, assisting in invalidity and infringement opinions, and assisting in counseling related to patentability and freedom to operate. She has extensive experience in a variety of areas in the agricultural biotechnology and industrial biotechnology fields. In particular, she has significant experience in crop yield enhancement, transgenic and non-transgenic modifications of organisms and biofuels development. She has also assisted clients in the fields of immunology and antibody therapeutics. Prior to joining the firm, Thu was a Patent Agent for 3 years at another law firm. Prior to becoming a Patent Agent, Thu was an IP manager for more than four years at an agricultural biotechnology company.