Eyal Barash is of counsel in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, concentrating his practice in patent prosecution, counseling, and patent litigation, particularly in the pharmaceutical and chemical fields. Mr. Barash spent the past eight years with a large intellectual property firm in Washington, DC. His scientific experience includes solid-state, physical, analytical, and synthetic chemistry as well as chemical instrumentation. He has drafted patent applications on new chemical entities, chemical processes and solid forms, and has advised clients on how to obtain effective patent protection in these areas. Mr. Barash also has experience with patent infringement litigation with particular emphasis on cases relating to solid form and chemical synthesis patents. He holds a B.S in chemistry and a B.A. in history from Indiana University, and an M.S. in physical chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley. Mr. Barash obtained his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law where he served as Articles Editor for the Northwestern Law Review. Mr. Barash is admitted to practice law in Indiana, Illinois, the District of Columbia and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 1997)
University of California – Berkeley (M.S., Chemistry, 1994)
Indiana University (B.S., Chemistry, 1991; B.A., History, 1991)
Appearances / Publications
Mr. Barash lectures on pharmaceutical patent law, patent litigation, corporate attorney-client privilege and work product, polymorph patents, and Hatch-Waxman litigation throughout the United States and Europe. More recently he was a seminar speaker at the World Pharmaceutical Congress on polymorph patent strategies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 2005); a lecturer on polymorph patent litigation at AIPLA in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 2005); a lecturer at the 4th Annual Polymorphism and Crystallization Conference on Hatch-Waxman Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (March 2005); and an invited lecturer for the International Center for Diffraction Data on polymorph patents in Barcelona, Spain (February 2005).
Appointments / Memberships
Member: Illinois State Bar Association, 1997; District of Columbia, 1998; Indiana State Bar Association, 2005; registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; American Chemical Society; American Intellectual Property Law Association.