Patrick G. Pollard

In Memoriam



Patrick G. Pollard focused on invalidity and infringement issues in Hatch-Waxman patent litigation. His practice included providing scientific advice and prior art analysis involving the pharmaceutical and chemical arts.

Patrick gained 18 years of pharmaceutical experience working in the Merck Patent Department and Research Laboratories. He had extensive experience conducting comprehensive and focused patentability and freedom to operate prior art searches in the chemical and biological arts. As a medicinal chemist, he co-authored 8 scientific publications and was an inventor on 2 U.S. patents.

Patrick earned a Master of Science degree in chemistry and a Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Montclair State University. He was admitted to the NJ bar and was registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2000
  • M.S., Seton Hall University, 1993
  • B.S., Montclair State University, 1991


  • New Jersey
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office