Adjunct Professor of Law
- MBA, 1979, Pepperdine University
- JD, 1968, George Washington University
- BS, 1964, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Expertise
Professor Voet teaches Survey of Pharmaceutical Law & Policy.
Voet’s 35 years of professional experience in intellectual property management include obtaining and maintaining patent and trademark rights, developing and implementing strategies for maintaining product exclusivity, due diligence, acquisitions, in-licensing and out-licensing, establishing joint ventures and developing and participating in litigation strategies and techniques for defense against generic challenges in the pharma/biotech industry. He has served as senior vice president and chief patent counsel at Alllergan in Irvine, Calif.; general counsel and chief financial officer at Nelson Research Company in Irvine, Calif.; associate at the patent law firm of Fulwider, Patton, Rieber, Lee and Utecht in Los Angeles; patent attorney for Shell Oil in San Francisco; and as patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C.
Honors and Affiliations
Voet graduated with honors from George Washington University Law School. He is a member of the California State Bar.