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Mark Rubinshtein, Ph.D.

Mark Rubinshtein’s practice focuses on patent litigation and prosecution for clients in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

Dr. Rubinshtein earned his J.D. at University of San Diego School of Law. Prior to law school, Dr. Rubinshtein obtained a B.A. in chemistry and M.S. in chemical engineering from Columbia University and completed his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 2011 at UC San Diego. His graduate work focused on developing targeted small molecule therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease and on devising synthetic methods for the preparation of side-chain functionalized biodegradable and biocompatible polymers. 

Dr. Rubinshtein joined the firm in 2016.

University of San Diego School of Law (USD), J.D.
University of California – San Diego, Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Thesis Ttitle: Synthesis and applications of side chain-functionalized polylactic acid-based polymers and studies toward a chemical method to degrade Alzheimer’s disease-related beta-amyloid peptides.
Columbia University, M.S., Chemical Engineering
Columbia University, B.A., Chemistry
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Aesthetic & Cosmetic Biotechnology

CBD & Legal Cannabis



Chemical, Industrial & Materials


Chemical Engineering

Cosmetics & Personal Care Products

Food Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Chemistry


Consumer Products & Services

Aesthetics & Personal Care Products

Food & Beverage


Biodegradable Materials

Medical Devices & Procedures

Biocompatible Polymers & Coatings




Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Opinions Counseling
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
U.S. Patent Prosecution

San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association

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