La Jolla resident McPherson joins Hull McGuire

La Jolla resident Scott E. McPherson, a San Diego biotech specialist and patent attorney, has joined Hull McGuire PC as special counsel. He will work with shareholder Julie McGuire on IP management and transactions in North America and Europe.

He has a B.A. in biology from UCSD and an M.S.P.H. in toxicology from the San Diego State Graduate School of Public Health. Between 1990 and 1999, he worked as a pharmacologist and toxicologist in the biotechnology industry.

In 2002, after graduating from the University of San Diego College of Law, he worked as in-house counsel for Nanogen Inc. He then spent six years with the San Diego office of DLA Piper, and the IP firm Townsend Townsend & Crew.

McPherson will continue to operate his San Diego-based firm, S McPherson IP Law.