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Within our firm’s patent practice, we represent owners of patentable inventions in a broad range of industries. We also represent third parties seeking to challenge the validity of pending patent applications and registered patents involving all types of technologies.

When it comes to patent matters, companies need lawyers who are familiar not only with the legal aspects of patentability, but also with the underlying technology of their patentable subject matter. Having lawyers who are familiar with the concepts and terminology involved not only speeds up the process of achieving your company’s goals, but it also ensures that key aspects of the technology will not be lost in translation. With centuries of experience representing industry leaders in the United States and around the world, our lawyers are poised to help companies efficiently protect and capitalize on all types of patentable technologies.

We Represent Companies Engaged in Innovation

With a team that includes former U.S. supervisory patent examiners, former judges with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and career IP litigators and counselors, we are well-versed in an extremely broad range of technology sectors. However, we have particular experience in the fields of:


We represent numerous biotechnology companies with regard to patent protection, licensing and litigation. We work with clients in fields including:

  • Agricultural biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Environmental biotechnology
  • Food biotechnology
  • Industrial biotechnology
  • Medical biotechnology (including biosimilars)
  • Chemical

We have worked with chemical companies involved in developing new products and processes intended for use in a multitude of different applications. We also have extensive experience the areas of chemical patent licensing, civil litigation involving chemical patents, and PTAB proceedings involving challenges to chemical patent applications and registrations.


Our lawyers represent mechanical patent owners in all industries, from automotive and consumer products to aerospace and industrial robotics. We regularly prosecute mechanical patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and we advise mechanical patent owners, licensees and other third parties regarding litigation, PTAB proceedings, and transactions in the U.S. and abroad.


Pharmaceutical patents can cover formulations, combinations, polymorphic (crystal) forms and manufacturing processes. We represent pharmaceutical companies and other pharmaceutical patent owners with respect to all aspects of patent protection, licensing and enforcement, and we represent licensees and other third parties in negotiations, litigation and PTAB proceedings involving pharmaceutical patent claims.

Software, Computer, Electrical and Telecom

In today’s world, the market for patents in the software, computer, electrical and telecom fields is more competitive than ever. We help our clients secure valuable patent rights, and we provide representation for companies of all sizes in licensing, acquisition, enforcement, and post-grant matters involving all types of high-technology patents.

Let’s Discuss Your Company’s Patent Needs

Do you have questions about protecting your company’s proprietary technology? Do you need legal representation for a dispute or post-grant proceeding involving a biotechnology, chemical, mechanical, pharmaceutical or high-technology patent? If so, we want to hear from you. Call 703-716-1191 or contact us online to speak with a patent lawyer at Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C. today.