Areas of Practice: Patents, Technology & IPR Licensing,
IP Due Diligence.
Mr. Aksman's practice includes substantially all areas of intellectual property
law, with particular focus on patent procurement, freedom-to-practice
assessments, patent interferences, reissues, reexaminations, appeals to the
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, licensing of technology and
IP rights, IP due diligence and counseling clients in all aspects of intellectual property, including trade
secrets and deceptive advertising.
With more than 28 years of experience as an IP attorney, Mr. Aksman has been lead counsel in IP due
diligence matters in transactions valued from $50 million to over $500 million, as well as a provider of
strategic IP portfolio counseling to Fortune 100 corporations.
Representative technology areas include: pharmaceuticals, enzymes, biotechnology, medical devices,
food products, beauty care, cosmetics, synthetic fibers, catalytic olefin polymerization, petrochemicals, zeolites,
agricultural and industrial chemicals, metal alloys, remote sensing of vehicle exhaust emissions,
xerography, mechanical devices, semiconductor and optical disk manufacturing.
Mr. Aksman has presented speeches at professional and educational organizations, including Licensing
Executives Society, Cornell University and AUTM on IP topics and he regularly presents seminars to
clients on current IP topics.
Mr. Aksman has been awarded an AV rating (highest attorney rating) by Martindale-Hubbel.
Virginia State Bar
Former Chair of the Board of Governors,
Intellectual Property Law Section
Former Member of the Board of
Governors, Intellectual Property Law
Licensing Executives Society
Former Co-Chair, Trade Secrets Licensing Committee
Former Co-Chair, Central Europe Committee
-Michael K. Love and Stanislaus Aksman, “Benchmarks: One Strike and You’re Out”, IP Law & Business,
-Stanislaus Aksman, “Parallel Importation of Pharmaceuticals Into the United States”, World Markets
Series Business Briefing, PharmaTech, 06/01/00
-Stanislaus Aksman, et al., “Patent Infringement Under the Doctrine of Insubstantial Differences”, Virginia Lawyer, Vol. 44, No 4, p. 16, 01/01/95
Legal History: Partner at Hunton & Williams, LLP, McDermott Will & Emery and Brinks Hofer Gilson &
Lione in Washington, D.C.; Senior Patent Attorney, Mobil Oil Corporation: responsible for patent
procurement, freedom-to-practice assessments and licensing matters, related to various technologies,
including zeolites, catalysts, olefin polymerization, chemical and petrochemical technologies.
Education: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (B.S.Ch.E., 1974); The George Washington University,
Washington D.C. (J.D., 1979).
Admitted: Commonwealth of Virginia and District of Columbia Bars; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal
Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia. Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and
Languages: Russian and Polish.