Lachlan Blair, Ph.D.

Lachlan Blair, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 617 702 7796

Fax +1 617 371 1037

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Lachlan Blair utilizes his background in chemistry to assist life sciences clients in protecting and commercializing their innovations.

Lachlan's practice focuses primarily on the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, and he is also involved with freedom-to-operate and patentability analyses. Lachlan's patent prosecution experience covers a range of technologies, including small molecule-based therapies, medical devices, polymers, drug delivery platforms, peptides, and sustainable energy.

Prior to joining the firm, Lachlan spent over two years at a boutique IP firm in Boston. Lachlan earned his doctorate degree in organic chemistry from the University of Auckland, and conducted post-doctoral research at Boston University. His research in chemistry primarily focused on organic synthesis and methodology development.

Lachlan is currently pursuing a J.D. as a part-time evening student.

Education and admissions


Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Auckland, 2016

B.S., Medicinal Chemistry, University of Auckland, 2012

Bar admissions and qualifications

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Representative experience

Provided patent portfolio development and management for clients ranging from venture-backed startups to multinational corporations.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.