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Brian R. Pollack

My job is to use every tool available to protect client interests.

My Approach

I work with my clients to create as much value for them as I can by implementing a comprehensive intellectual property protection and enforcement strategy. While I primarily focus on implementing patent protection strategies, I regularly leverage some combination of patent, trademark and copyright strategy to achieve comprehensive protection.  I take a holistic approach to each client’s needs to achieve protection that is both comprehensive and sensible.  I have a considerable background in various technological disciplines that has helped me to protect the interests of many clients in diverse industries.

I have defended many clients against charges of patent infringement in various technological areas spanning from MRI scanners to industrial chemistry and manufactured goods.  My approach to intellectual property strategy and tactics has been shaped by that experience on a fundamental level.  By knowing how intellectual property rights can be dissected and defeated, I am better prepared to obtain protection that is difficult for my clients’ competitors to thwart.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and breathing new life into old cars.

Practice Areas

Bold Perspectives


What Biopharma Companies Need to Know About the "America Invents Act"

Co-presenter. New York Pharma Forum.



The USPTO and the Future of Patent Reform and Remedies (…or, the Future is Now)

Co-author. 2011 Congress on Patent Strategies: Financial Services Industry.


Honors & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America©

Patent Law, 2023

Magnetic Fusion Engineering Technology (MFET) Fellowship

Department of Energy (D.O.E.)

Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society

Department of Energy (D.O.E.) Science and Engineering Research Semester (SERS) Fellow

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

Associations & Memberships

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

American Nuclear Society

American Chemical Society