Chad Rink has worked as an attorney at BSKB since 2008.  He specializes in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the areas of chemical compounds, pharmaceutical compositions, polymers, catalysts, and chemical processing and synthesis. He has also prepared legal opinions regarding patent validity and product infringement in a wide range of subjects. Mr. Rink has practiced in the intellectual property field since 2004.

As part of his undergraduate degree, Mr. Rink spent over two years doing lab research on the synthesis of RNA ribozymes and wrote his thesis on the subject. This research eventually led to a published article in Organic Letters. During law school, Mr. Rink was a member of the Moot Court Honor Board and competed in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

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    BIO International Convention

    BIO International Convention

    San Diego, CA
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    13

    BSKB Summer Patent Seminar 2022

    BSKB Summer Patent Seminar 2022

    BSKB Falls Church offices
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Articles

  • April 29, 2022

    Responding to Examiner Rejections in Chem/Pharma/Bio Applications

    by Chad M. Rink and Briana Barron | Patent Law Institute

    BSKB’s Chad Rink recently co-lectured with Briana Barron during the 2022 Patent Law Institute (PLI) virtual meeting. Their topic was “Responding to Examiner Rejections in Chem/Pharma/Bio Applications.” Chad and Briana discussed recent court decisions covering written description, obviousness, and inequitable conduct.

  • April 28, 2020

    Indefinite claims at the PTAB

    by Chad M. Rink and Hailey R. Bureau, Ph.D. | World Intellectual Property Review

    Chad Rink and Hailey Bureau, Ph.D. talk about indefinite claims at the PTAB and alternative routes in WIPR- Issue 1.