Isaac Rutenberg



Isaac received dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics/Computer Science from the Colorado School of Mines, as well as a PhD in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology. His graduate advisor was Robert H. Grubbs, and his graduate research focused on new methods for producing high-performance polymer materials. Isaac finished the degree in 2004, and in 2005 Prof. Grubbs was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Isaac’s practice includes patent prosecution, due diligence, preparation of legal opinions (patentability, validity, and freedom to operate), and litigation support for subject matter that included chemistry, materials science, polymers, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, drug delivery, medical devices, and electronic devices.

Isaac’s practice further includes all aspects of patent prosecution, including US and foreign prosecution, with a particular focus in the areas of chemistry, biotechnology, and materials science. Isaac obtained a JD from Santa Clara University School of Law in May 2011.



J.D., , Santa Clara University

Ph.D., Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

B.S., Chemistry, Colorado School of Mines

B.S., Mathematics/Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines

Bar Memberships

United States Patent and Trademark Office