We are pleased to announce that J.A. Lindeman & Co. has changed its name to Raphael Bellum PLLC.

About Stephen C. Bellum, Ph.D., Esq.

Our Team About Stephen C. Bellum, Ph.D., Esq.


Stephen Bellum counsels biotechnology and pharmaceutical clients with respect to developing and implementing bespoke patent prosecution strategies. He draws from his diverse medical research background and extensive experience prosecuting patents and managing international patent families. In that regard, he works with clients to draft international PCT patent application disclosures that will support national and regional patent prosecution worldwide. Stephen also enjoys opinion work, including providing Freedom to Operate, patentability and invalidity opinions.

Prior Experience

Stephen practiced with J.A. Lindeman & Co. PLLC from 2010 until founding RAPHAEL BELLUM PLLC with Aaron Raphael in 2022. Stephen began his IP law career as a technical specialist and student associate at a leading, global intellectual property law firm. Prior to then, he was a biomedical researcher at the Maine Medical Research Institute.

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Title: Attorney
Email: stephen.bellum@raphaelbellum.com
Phone: 703-776-9698
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  • Carey School of Law at the University of Maryland, J.D. 2011
  • Medical University of South Carolina, Ph.D. (Microbiology & Immunology) 1998
  • Clemson University, B.S. 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • Registered to practice before the U.S.P.T.O.