Blaine M. Hackman Ph.D.


Blaine M. Hackman Ph.D.


New York | 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
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Blaine M. Hackman Ph.D. currently focuses his practice on patent counseling and prosecution. Dr. Hackman has represented pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients in patent prosecution, intellectual property litigation, and post-grant proceedings.  He also has prosecuted patents in a variety of technologies, including the areas of nanotechnology, diagnostic imaging, and analytical chemistry instrumentation.

Dr. Hackman has published and presented on intellectual property related issues, including for the Licensing Executive Society International journal, les Nouvelles, where he was recognized for publishing an Article of the Month. He has also been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in their intellectual property category.

Prior to joining Dechert, Dr. Hackman worked at a global law firm and an intellectual property law firm in New York.


Representative Experience

  • Represented L’Oréal USA in patent litigations relating to skin treatments and hair bleach products.
  • Helped secure four denials of institution for inter partes review petitions challenging four patents relating to Chiesi USA’s short-term hypertension treatment, Ready-to-Use Cardene® I.V. 
  • Represented Chiesi USA in ANDA litigations relating to Ready-to-Use Cardene® I.V.
  • Secured allowance of several patents for anti-infective therapeutics on behalf of a major university and its medical center.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • Harvey Mudd College, B.S., 2001, High Honors, Dow Chemical Foundation Scholar
  • Columbia University, Ph.D., 2006
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2013
  • New York
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Licensing Executive Society

American Chemical Society