Understanding your work

With a wealth of hands-on laboratory experience in science and in-depth knowledge of patents and intellectual property law, Zackson Law LLC understands your intellectual property needs. Knowing the background and the scope of your invention allows the firm to build a strong, informed case to advocate for your patent rights.

Understanding your needs

Zackson Law LLC's location in St. Louis allows the firm to assist clients on a national basis by providing Midwest rates, as opposed to the often steeper costs of East Coast or West Coast pricing. The firm uses the sophisticated Pattsy® docketing system which tracks deadlines to help ensure your documents are filed on time. Files are backed up daily at a secure secondary location to help prevent loss of data. 

Prepared to assist universities, corporations, biotech startups, and others


The biotechnology and pharmaceutical fields need lawyers who understand the law as well as the science behind your product. Zackson Law LLC knows how to obtain what you need:

Saul L. Zackson, Ph.D., J.D.

As a lawyer, firm founder Saul Zackson has focused exclusively on intellectual property, first in patent departments in large law firms and now in his own firm. As a scientist, he has worked in various laboratory research areas, including:

  • Molecular cloning

  • Generating monoclonal antibodies

  • Generating transgenic mice

  • Immunofluorescence, Western blots, ELISA

  • Cell culture

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction

  • Protein purification and derivatization

Get Started Today

Zackson Law LLC understands the careful attention to detail required to conduct laboratory research and to obtain intellectual property rights. The firm routinely handles business over the phone for its national intellectual property clients and also welcomes local clients into its St. Louis office. Call Zackson Law LLC or contact the firm online to get started.

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Saint Louis-based patent law firm

Zackson Law LLC provides patent preparation and prosecution services to all those seeking legal protection for their invention as well as a focused effort on knowing the patent law as it pertains to biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry and related sciences. Established in 2010, the firm assists universities, corporations, scientists and other inventors in patent law locally, nationally, and internationally. Working with a network of foreign Associates, Zackson Law LLC has obtained patents in many foreign countries, including Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom. More than fifty examples of patents obtained by Zackson Law LLC can be found on the Portfolio page.

Firm founder St. Louis attorney Saul Zackson, Ph.D., J.D. was a biomedical researcher for 20 years before beginning his legal career.  He chose to evolve his career from laboratory science to fill a gap he perceived in the industry—a legal advocate for sophisticated, technically-advanced inventions.

The image at the top of this page is a photomicrograph of a fibroblast in vitro, stained with a monoclonal antibody against the protein vinculin using indirect immunofluorescence. The green streaks represent vinculin localized to “focal adhesions.” Photomicrograph by Saul Zackson.