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  1. Patent Application: 34%
    6 years
  2. Life Sciences: 33%
    6 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 33%
    6 years

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  • James Nicholas O'Neil Czaban

    John is an incredibly intelligent and insightful patent lawyer, especially in pharmaceutical and biotechnology issues. He is also highly regarded in patent interference cases. His attentiveness to clients is exemplary.


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Perkins Coie

607 Fourteenth Street Nw
7th Floor
Washington, DC, 20005-2000


DCActive 198907/05/2016
ILVoluntarily Inactive198905/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
Licensing Executives SocietyMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Managing Intellectual PropertyHow KSR Applies to Patent Applications2007
Legal Times MagazineBecoming 'Boutique' - will a unified patent system survive an age of specialized drug laws?2007
Inside the MindsMinimizing the Element of Surprise2007
Managing Intellectual PropertyThe Post-Grant Future2005
Managing Intellectual Property YearbookPharmaceutical Law in the United States2002
Genetic Engineering NewsThe Trials and Tribulations of Pharmaceutical Development2001
Managing Intellectual PropertyHow to Obtain Effective Patents in the U.S.2001
Nature BiotechnologyMaximizing Profits through Intelligent Planning and Implementation2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of MarylandN/AMA - Masters1985
University of MarylandN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Silicon Spin Television interviewCipro patent2002
Managing intellectual propertyHow to Proect Genes2000
BIO Annual meetings 1996-2004Session leader in Biotechnolgy Patent Law1996