Bruce H. Bernstein

Co-Managing Partner

Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups

Client Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer
Portfolio Management and Due Diligence
Reexamination, Post Grant and Inter Partes Review Proceedings
Litigation and Trial
Startup Group


USPTO Patent Examiner – 1973-1978 (electrical connectors; packaging)
USPTO Board of Appeals Law Clerk – Hon. Joseph Williamowsky – 1976
Patent Attorney – Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. – 1979-Present

Offices/Professional Activities

Board of Directors, Association of Patent Law Firms (1997-2000)
Vice President, Association of Patent Law Firms (1999)
President, Association of Patent Law Firms (2000)
Frequent Lecturer on Licensing and Patent Assertions, e.g.:
Japan Intellectual Property Association
Licensing Executive Society International
Licensing Executive Society


Studied under Nobel Prize winner (CT Scanner) Dr. Allan Cormack (1969-1973).

Oversees Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. patent procurement practice.

Travels extensively throughout Japan.

Conducted numerous patent licensing negotiations on behalf of both accused infringers and patentees, and designed strategies for dealing with third party assertions of patents and monetizing patents for clients (1988-Present).

Second chaired ITC trial (1982).

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section) American Intellectual Property Law Association
Licensing Executive Society
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
PTAB Bar Association

Representative Publications

Licensing in U.S. Jurisdiction, Getting the Deal Through – Law Business Research Ltd. (2011/2012)


Japanese (conversational)


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (1977) (Amer. Crim. Law Review)
Tufts University, B.S. in Applied Physics (1973, with high honors)


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Bar Admissions

1977, Virginia
1977, USPTO
1978, District of Columbia
1978, Maryland