O’Melveny Worldwide

Renia Zervos (Argirenia) is a litigation associate based in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office. She specializes in advising clients on intellectual property and technology matters.

Prior to joining O’Melveny, Renia worked in private practice at an IP specialty firm where she worked on post grant proceedings. Renia also was a judicial clerk for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). As a clerk, she worked with multiple Administrative Patent Judges across different technologies in AIA trials. She also detailed in the Office of the Undersecretary and Director to support the Chief of Staff, Senior Legal Advisors, and PTAB leadership on various policy matters.

Renia started her law career as a contributor to the PTAB Handbook, a publication dedicated to AIA trials, before joining the USPTO as a patent examiner.

She continues to expand her practice by learning new technologies and other avenues in intellectual property law. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of law, coteaching a course on litigation at the USPTO.

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Bar Admissions

  • District of Colurnbia
  • Maryland


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Loyola University Maryland, B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Professional Activities


  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, Judicial Law Clerk at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Adjunct Professor

  • University of Baltimore School of Law: PTO litigation