Hoover IP² Working Group Advisory Board 

Roy F. Waldron is the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel at Pfizer Inc., one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world with R&D focusing on Oncology, Vaccines, Inflammation & Immunology, Rare Diseases, Neuroscience, Pain and Metabolic Diseases.  Roy leads the team that procures and protects Pfizer patents and trademarks around the world; and works closely with Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development, the Pfizer Business Units and their Business Development groups.  He represents Pfizer on the committees of various industry organizations including IFPMA (Chair of  IP & Trade Committee), PhRMA (International IP & Policy Working Group), Intellectual Property Owners Association (Board of Directors, Amicus Committee) and INTERPAT (Executive Committee).  Prior to Pfizer, Roy was in private practice at White & Case LLP and Fish & Neave.  He has a JD from New York University Law School, a PhD from Yale (physical-organic chemistry) and a BA (chemistry) from Dartmouth College.  He was also a DAAD Scholar at the Albrecht-Ludwigs University in Freiburg Germany and a JSPS Post-Doctoral Fellow at Kyoto University Japan.

Updated September 12, 2017