Dr. Stefan J. Kirchanski

Of Counsel

Dr. Stefan J. Kirchanski

Of Counsel

Dr. Stefan J. Kirchanski focuses on patent prosecution and post-grant proceedings as well as patent litigation support. He has particular subject matter expertise relating to life sciences, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, electronics, robotics, communications, software, e-commerce and plants.

Prior to joining Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP, Dr. Kirchanski was a partner at Venable LLP. Before entering law school, he was a research and development scientist for Ortho Diagnostic Systems (Johnson & Johnson) and BD Immuno-cytometry Systems (Becton Dickinson). Prior to working in industry he was a research fellow at Harvard University, and an assistant professor at The University of Texas at Austin.

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Member, American Chemistry Association
  • Member, American Society of Cell Biologists
  • Member, American Society of Plant Biology
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Association
  • (213) 596-5620
  • skirchanski@zuberlaw.com
  • Los Angeles, CA


Loyola Law School
J.D., 1992

Harvard University
Research Fellow, 1980

University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. in Botany, 1974

University of California, Berkeley
B.A., 1969, highest honors
Major: Botany

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Patent