Brian S. Malkin Attorney - Pittsburgh, PA - Lawyers.com
Brian S. Malkin (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Brian S. Malkin (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Brian S. Malkin

AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Gold

Licensed for 25 years

Serving Pittsburgh, PA (view address)

Brian S. Malkin

Serving Pittsburgh, PA (view address)

About Brian S. Malkin

Mr. Malkin counsels clients on patent, trademark, and copyright matters. He represents clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has prosecuted trademark and patent applications from filing to registration. He handles trademark opposition litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board as well as trademark filing and prosecution on a daily basis. Mr. Malkin currently serves as an E-Discovery Special Master for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.For over 18 years, Mr. Malkin has been involved in all types of litigation as lead counsel. He has handled discovery, motions practice, and appellate practice. His cases have included insurance defense,… Read more

Mr. Malkin counsels clients on patent, trademark, and copyright matters. He represents clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has prosecuted trademark and patent applications from filing to registration. He handles trademark opposition litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board as well as trademark filing and prosecution on a daily basis. Mr. Malkin currently serves as an E-Discovery Special Master for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

For over 18 years, Mr. Malkin has been involved in all types of litigation as lead counsel. He has handled discovery, motions practice, and appellate practice. His cases have included insurance defense, employment disputes, complex business litigation and intellectual property disputes. He has tried cases in federal and state court and represents individuals and large companies, before judges and juries. He also represents clients before Arbitrators and Mediators.

Mr. Malkin has a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV®Preeminent (5.0) for the highest level of professional excellence. He is also an AVVO Super Rated Lawyer.

As a law student, Mr. Malkin clerked for Yablonski Costello Leckie & Chaban, in Washington County. Before moving to private practice, Mr. Malkin began his legal career with the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Bureau and with Judge Rosalia Parker as a judicial law clerk.

In December of 2005 and 2006, Mr. Malkin was chosen as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Star as one of the Best Young Lawyers Under 40 in Workers’ Compensation. This distinction is awarded to less than 3% of all lawyers in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Malkin has served multiple times on the Election Board and as Judge of Elections in Franklin Park. Mr. Malkin is past Chair of the Franklin Park Environmental Advisory Council. He now serves on the Franklin Park Zoning Board.

Mr. Malkin regularly contributes his time to Pro Bono employment matters and is past Chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section Council.

Mr. Malkin lives in Franklin Park with his wife, Christina, and his 3 daughters.

Phi Beta Kappa. Former Law Clerk, Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers' Compensation, 1995.

Read less
Ference & Associates, LLC

Areas of Law

  • Workers Compensation
  • Business Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Start-Ups

Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 7 reviews
  • Champion Badge Gold

Communication

5.0

Responsiveness

5.0

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
  • Intellectual Property

    Client Review  |  September 26, 2017

    Attorney Malkin is especially adept at technology matters although I have been pleased with his efforts on everything from personal injury and business litigation to patents and trademarks. Very versatile.

    Attorney Malkin is especially adept at technology matters although I have been pleased with his efforts on everything from personal injury and business litigation to patents and trademarks. Very versatile. Read less

  • Intellectual Property

    Client Review  |  September 25, 2017

  • Intellectual Property

    Client Review  |  September 25, 2017

    I've been using Brian Samuel Malkin for years for IP work. He is very engaging, passionate, and responsive. Our company is in the high tech sector, so IP can be rather complicated; Brian grasps the concepts with ease. He has, on more than one occa... Read more

    I've been using Brian Samuel Malkin for years for IP work. He is very engaging, passionate, and responsive. Our company is in the high tech sector, so IP can be rather complicated; Brian grasps the concepts with ease. He has, on more than one occasion, worked weekends to meet our time tables, and he is genuinely excited to help us expand our IP portfolio. Read less

  • Intellectual Property

    Client Review  |  September 22, 2017

  • Business Law

    Client Review  |  September 22, 2017

    I use Brian for matters concerning an LLC that I have (in addition to my practice). I use him for business issues and intellectual property matters. I would rate him as top notch. I consider him one of the best around for intellectual property issue... Read more

    I use Brian for matters concerning an LLC that I have (in addition to my practice). I use him for business issues and intellectual property matters. I would rate him as top notch. I consider him one of the best around for intellectual property issues. I have referred a number of individuals to Brian. They have all had good experiences and have given him rave reviews. That says it all. Read less

  • Intellectual Property

    Client Review  |  September 22, 2017

    I want to thank Brian Malkin for being a responsive and knowledgeable professional. His expertise has helped me in multiple endeavors. Thank you for everything!

    I want to thank Brian Malkin for being a responsive and knowledgeable professional. His expertise has helped me in multiple endeavors. Thank you for everything! Read less

  • Intellectual Property

    Client Review  |  September 22, 2017


Legal Community Activity & Contributions


Credentials

Position

Attorney

Admission Details

Admitted in registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
1994, Pennsylvania

Law School Attended
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

J.D.

University Attended

Washington & Jefferson College
B.A.
Mathematics, Computer Science and Philosophy, cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1966
Potomac, Maryland, January 22, 1966

Associations & Memberships
Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Lawyers Association.


Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Brian S. Malkin was admitted in 1994 to the state of Pennsylvania.
Is this attorney admitted to practice in any U.S. Federal Courts?
Brian S. Malkin is admitted to practice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Client Review rated?
Yes, Brian S. Malkin has a 5.0 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Ference & Associates, LLC has 6 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Brian S. Malkin attended University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Contact

Email Lawyer (All fields are required)

Case type is required.
I am is required.
First name is required.
Last name is required.
A valid zip code is required.
Country is required.
State is required.
A valid city is required.
A valid email address is required.
A valid phone number is required.
Message is required.
0/1000 characters
reCAPTCHA is required.

By clicking the Submit button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Lawyers.com and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.

loading

Thank you! Your message has been successfully sent.

For your records, a copy of this email has been sent to [email protected]

Summary of Your Message
Case Type:
I am:
First Name:
Last Name:
City:
State:
Country:
Phone Number:
Message: