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John T. M. DiMaio Ph.D.

Senior Associate
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  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Alfred University, A.C.S. Certified B.A., Chemistry, cum laude 

University of Rochester, M.S., Chemistry

University of Rochester, Ph.D., Chemistry

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., cum laude

John is an attorney in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, where he focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. His areas of focus include organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, peptide chemistry, peptidomimetics, small molecule synthesis, self-assembling systems, hydrogels, pharmaceuticals (including small molecules, biologics, and delivery methods), chemical processes, and analytical methods.

Prior to law school, John did his doctoral work at the University of Rochester. His dissertation focused on synthesis and characterization of small molecules, peptides and bio functional supramolecular compounds. He is an author on several peer-reviewed publications and presented his research at several national conferences.

John graduated from the University at Buffalo School of Law. While there, he was a member of the Buffalo Law Review and Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal.


  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Intellectual Property) 2023
  • American Bar Association and the Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law, 2017
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • University at Buffalo School of Law Merit Scholarship
  • CALI Award, Introduction to Patent Practice
  • American Peptide Symposium Travel Award, 2011 and 2013
  • Moses Passer Memorial Fellowship
  • Weissberger Memorial Fellowship
  • W.D. Walters Teaching Award
  • Corning Section ACS Outstanding Student Award
  • Former publications editor, Buffalo Law Review
  • Former editor, Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal


Presentations & Events

Professional Associations

  • American Chemical Society

Community & Pro Bono

Member, Board of Directors: Friends of Reinstein Woods