Gene Z. Rubinson - Of Counsel
Gene Z. Rubinson, a former partner in the law firms of McDermott, Will & Emery LLP and Lowe, Price, LeBlanc & Becker, concentrates on patent matters, including expert witnessing, consulting on patent practice, and formulation of opinions relating to infringement and validity. He has extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in telecommunications, electrical and mechanical systems technologies, as well as providing client counseling in a wide range of technologies.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Rubinson enjoyed a 25-year career in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where he served as an administrative patent judge at the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences and as a supervisory patent examiner in telecommunications and related arts, and electric motor systems. Mr. Rubinson also served as an instructor at the Patent and Trademark Office Academy.
Mr. Rubinson is an author of various publications, including case note, "Patents Licensing Licensee No Longer Estopped to Challenge Patent Validity, Lear, Inc. v. Adkins, 395 U.S. 653 (1969)," 10 Am. U.L. Rev. (No. 2) 282 (1970). He is a contributing originator of Patent Applications Handbook, Clark-Boardman-Callaghan. Mr. Rubinson received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. He is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
- J.D., American University – Washington College of Law, with Honors
- B.E.E. City College of New York