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Michael J Fink

Michael J Fink

Greenblum & Bernstein, PLC

Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups

Litigation and Trial
AIA proceedings (IPRs, PGRs, CBMs, and Derivation) and Interferences
Client Counselling, Licensing, Technology Transfer and IP Monetization


US Department of Justice, Trial Attorney – 1984–1988
Patent Attorney - Greenblum and Bernstein, PLC – 1988–present

Offices/professional activities

Author, Greenblum and Bernstein, PLC Litigation Newsletter
Coordinates and lectures for clients and Greenblum and Bernstein, PLC seminars on patent litigation in the United States


Lead counsel in numerous patent infringement litigations before U.S. District Courts.

Argued numerous appeals to US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Lead or backup counsel in numerous Post Grant and Interference proceedings before USPTO.

Experienced in multi-party litigations and joint defense groups.

Conducted numerous patent licensing negotiations, opinions, FTO studies, and due diligence reports.

Professional associations and memberships

American Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Federal Circuit Bar Association
Licensing Executives Society.

Representative publications

Bruce H Bernstein, Michael J Fink and P Branko Pejic (2011–2016 Editions). Getting the Deal Through _ Licensing in the United States.

Fink, M., (2012). “Substantive Federal Circuit decisions concerning pharmaceutical companies.”  9(2) Journal of Generic Medicines 86-94.

Stoner, B., Hon., Fink. M., Bailey, N, (2009). “Re-examination Proceedings Post-KSR in the Generic Medicine Industry.” 7-1 Journal of Generic Medicines 92-101.

Greenblum, N., Fink, M., Roylance, S., Pejic, P.B., Myers-Payne, S.C., Braier, P., (2008).  “Generic Drugs in a Changing Intellectual Property Landscape.”  The Pharmaceutical Regulatory Process, Second Edition, pps. 143-180, Ira R. Berry and Robert P Martin, eds., Informa Health Care

Fink, M., (2007). “US Legal and Regulatory Update: Preliminary Injunctions in Pharmaceutical Cases.”  4 Journal of Generic Medicines 213-21.


MIT, BS Chemical Engineering (1981)
Albany Law School of Union University, JD (1984).


US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
US District Court for the District of Columbia.

Bar admissions

1985, New York
1985, USPTO
1988, District of Columbia
1990, Virginia.

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