Brian J. Malkin is an associate in the New York office of Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP. Mr. Malkin's practice areas include litigation and strategy related to patent validity and infringement as well as food and drug regulation and significantly the interrelation between patent law and food and drug regulation.

Mr. Malkin's practice includes strategic analysis associated with both biotechnology and pharmaceutical products. Mr. Malkin's litigation practice is centered on representing drug companies in pharmaceutical patent cases under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Prior to joining Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP, Mr. Malkin worked as a regulatory counsel at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in both the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research and the Office of the Commissioner, specializing in the areas of intellectual property and exclusivity related to the Hatch-Waxman Act and compliance issues related to clinical investigations. In private practice, Mr. Malkin has also worked on developing strategies regarding regulatory requirements and clinical development plans for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Mr. Malkin has a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Maryland and a JD and bachelor's degree in economics from George Washington University.

Mr. Malkin is admitted to the Maryland, District of Columbia and New York Bars.


Bar Admission

Maryland (1991)
District of Columbia (1992)
New York (2005)
Registered to practice before
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


George Washington University
(B.A., 1988)
(J.D., 1991)
University of Maryland
(B.S., 2004)


District of Columbia Bar Association
American Bar Association

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