Sean C. Myers-Payne, Ph.D.

Sean C. Myers-Payne, Ph.D.


Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups



Post-doctoral researcher, NIAAA, (NIH) – 1995
Technical Advisor, Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. – 1996-2000
Student Associate, Finnegan Henderson – 2000-2001
Patent Attorney, Finnegan Henderson – 2001-2003
Patent Attorney, Calfee, Halter and Griswold – 2003-2005
Patent Attorney, Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. – 2006-Present


Supervises patent preparation and prosecution in the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and chemical areas.
Travels to Japan regularly.

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
American Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association

Representative Publications

Myers-Payne, S.C., (2010). “Will Bilski put limits on pharmaceutical patents?” 7 Journal of Generic Medicines 205-10.

Greenblum, N., Fink, M., Roylance, S., Pejic, P.B., Myers-Payne, S.C., Braier, P., (2008). “Generic Drugs in a Changing Intellectual Property Landscape.” The Pharmaceutical Regulatory Process, Second Edition, pps. 143-180, Ira R. Berry and Robert P. Martin, eds., Informa Health Care.

Myers-Payne, S.C., (2006). “A missed opportunity — Labcorp v. Metabolite Laboratories.” 4-1 Journal of Generic Medicines 59-63.

Myers-Payne, S.C., (Spring 2004). Determining entitlement to a date of invention: Chen v. Bouchard. Ohio State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section, 12(2).

Myers-Payne, S.C., Hubbell, T., Pu, L., Schnutgen, F., Borchers, T., Wood, W.G., Spener, F., and Schroeder, F. (1996). Isolation and characterization of two fatty acid binding proteins from mouse brain. J. Neurochem., 66(4), 1648-1656.

Myers-Payne, S.C., Fontaine, R.N., Loeffler, A., Pu, L., Rao, A.M., Kier, A.B., Wood, W.G., and Schroeder, F. (1996). Effects of chronic ethanol consumption on sterol transfer proteins in mouse brain. J. Neurochem, 66(1), 313-320.
Myers-Payne, S.C., Hui, D.Y., Brockman, H.L., and Schroeder, F. (1995). Cholesterol esterase: a cholesterol transfer protein. Biochemistry, 34(12), 3942-3947.


Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A. in Biology (1990)
University of Cincinnati, Ph.D. in Pharmacology (1995)
George Mason University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude, 2001)

Bar Admissions

1998, USPTO
2001, Virginia
2002, District of Columbia