Richard Aron Osman, JD, PhD

Experience: All aspects of patent prosecution, US and International

>500 US patents drafted, filed, prosecuted and issued

>1,000 world-wide patents drafted, filed, prosecuted and issued

>100 appeals before Board of Patent Appeals & Interferences

– Appeals before US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

– Interferences before Board of Patent Appeals & Interferences

– Inter Partes and Ex Parte Reexaminations

– Expert opinions re infringement, validity, patentability, freedom to operate

– Contracts and negotiations re licensing, ownership, research agreements

Representative Clients

University of California, Stanford University, University of Texas, University of Illinois, Harvard University, Tokyo University, National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, US Dept Agriculture, Children’s Hospital Boston, Children’s Hospital Oakland, SRI International, Amgen, Angiotech, Affymetrix, Exelixis, Incyte, Sironax


J.D., University of California

Ph.D, University of California

B.S., University of California

Bar Memberships


State of California


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Isaac. M. Rutenberg, JD, PhD

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., Caltech

B.S., Colorado School of Mines

Bar Memberships


State of California


isaac at