- J.D., Hofstra University, 1983
- B.S., Pharmacy, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy of Long Island University, 1980, cum laude
- New York
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
Mr. Milstein is a partner in the Intellectual Property practice group in the firm's Palo Alto office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Milstein's practice emphasizes trademark strategy, procurement, counseling, prosecution and dispute resolution services, particularly in the life sciences and high technology industries. Hal has represented such industry leaders as Netscape, Google and Facebook. Prior to private practice, he spent a decade in-house as trademark counsel for Syntex and Sandoz, where he created and implemented international clearance and filing strategies, provided enforcement and dispute resolution services, managed international trademark litigation, and provided trademark support in transactional matters. He was a registered pharmacist before attending law school, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
- Who's Who Legal: California, 2008, 2009
Represent major online companies in trademark and internet related issues
Represent major pharma company in worldwide policing matters
Represent semiconductor companies in trademark and transactional matters
Represent pharmaceutical boutique companies in branding matters with regard to co-marketing and co-promotion agreements with international pharmaceutical companies
Represent software companies in branding strategy projects
Represent medical device companies in worldwide portfolio management
Represent pharmaceutical boutique in oppositions by mid-size and large pharmaceutical companies around the worldRepresent small public pharmaceutical / medical device company in IP aspects of major transaction
- Silicon Valley Bank, 3005 Tasman Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95054, September 22, 2010