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John P. Isacson

John P. Isacson

Registered Patent Attorney

Washington, DC
Phone: 202.220.1280    Fax: 202.220.1465

John P. Isacson is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Isacson focuses on representing clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical and medical device industries in all patent-related matters. His clients include internationally recognized research and health care institutions, emerging ventures, investors and large public corporations.

Mr. Isacson has particular experience in strategic counseling and patent portfolio management, infringement litigation, due diligence, inter partes and post-grant reviews, reexaminations, patent interferences, inventorship and ownership disputes, matters involving biosimilar products, and Hatch-Waxman issues. He is regularly involved in litigation, arbitrations and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and International Trade Commission proceedings. He has also advised on related FDA matters for certain technologies.

In his pro bono practice, Mr. Isacson counsels military veterans through his work with the National Veterans Legal Services Program.

Before joining Pepper, Mr. Isacson was a partner at Perkins Coie LLP.


  • J.D., with honors, The George Washington University Law School, 1988
  • M.S., Molecular Biology, University of Maryland, 1985
  • B.A., Microbiology and Scientific Ethics, University of Maryland, 1984

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Practice Areas

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