Ali Berkin, Ph.D., is an associate who has been with the firm since 2002, focusing on pharmaceutical clients. During this time he has worked extensively on both litigation and prosecution matters for brand and generic pharmaceutical clients. With more than a decade of experience, Dr. Berkin has a unique expertise of having a dual approach to any issue and the ability to consider a subject through a mutual understanding of competing strategies, such as anticipating arguments of opposing counsel.
Dr. Berkin has worked with a vast range of pharmaceutical products and dosage forms, giving him a deep knowledge base in the pharmaceutical industry. He understands and easily recognizes the function that excipients have in pharmaceutical formulations. This ability is valuable to the firm’s clients as pharmaceutical formulations become more complex and the ability to protect intellectual property becomes more intricate.
Dr. Berkin is also an expert in patent and literature searching, saving clients time and money, and served on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Science and Technical Network (STN) of the Chemical Abstracts Service, a division of the American Chemical Society.