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Brian Malkin

Brian Malkin

Attorney at Law

Sewickley
Pennsylvania
Licensed in
PA, Patent Bar
University of
Pittsburgh
School of Law
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About
Mr. Malkin counsels clients on patent, trademark, and copyright matters. He represents clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has prosecuted trademark and patent applications from filing to registration. He handles trademark opposition litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board as well as US and foreign trademark filing and prosecution on a daily basis. Mr. Malkin currently serves as an E-Discovery Special Master for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. For over 22 years, Mr. Malkin has been involved in all types of litigation as lead counsel. He has handled… read more discovery, motions practice, and appellate practice.
23
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
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out of 2 reviews
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""I use Brian for matters concerning an LLC that I have (in addition to my practice). I use him for business issues and intellectual property matters. I would rate him as top notch. I consider him one of the best around for intellectual property issues. I have referred a number of individuals to Brian. They have all had good experiences and have given him rave reviews. That says it all. ""

Business Formation and IP Counseling
Posted on Oct 27, 2017
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""I've been using Brian Samuel Malkin for years for IP work. He is very engaging, passionate, and responsive. Our company is in the high tech sector, so IP can be rather complicated; Brian grasps the concepts with ease. He has, on more than one occasion, worked weekends to meet our time tables, and he is genuinely excited to help us expand our IP portfolio. ""

IP - Patents and Trademarks
Posted on Oct 27, 2017

Work History

Ference & Associates LLC

Principal Attorney

Nov 2009 - Present

Preparing and prosecuting Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights
Overseeing US and foreign trademark portfolios, oppositions, and cancellations
Providing General Counsel to Start-up
Business Formation Services
Lead counsel and local counsel for litigation

Nov 2009 - Present

Malone Middleman, PC

Attorney/Shareholder

May 1997 - Nov 2009

Handle all aspects of trial work involving insurance defense, personal injury, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, business disputes, intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights, unemployment compensation, social security disability, and franchise disputes. Routinely appear before administrative judges, trial judges, and appellate bodies. Lead counsel in many jury

May 1997 - Nov 2009

Ogg Jones Cordes & Ignelzi, LLP

Attorney

Sep 1999 - May 1997

Handled all aspects of Claimant’s cases for Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Unemployment, and Social Security Disability. Handled Business Disputes, Litigation, and General Practice matters.

Sep 1999 - May 1997

Dept. of Labor & Industry, Workers' Compensation Bureau

Attorney Decision Writer

Apr 1994 - Sep 1994

Appointed to the Pittsburgh District Office. Reported directly to Deputy Chief Counsel. Drafted decisions for cases assigned to the Honorable Rosalia Parker.

Apr 1994 - Sep 1994

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