Eyal Barash


T. 765.269.7131

"Patent strategies should be based on business plans. Whether it be solid form patents or licensed academic assets for emerging companies, the business drives the IP needs and not the other way around."

Eyal has over two decades of experience as a patent lawyer. Prior to starting Barash Law in 2009, he was chief patent counsel to SSCI, the world’s leader in solid-state chemistry. Before working for SSCI, Eyal practiced patent prosecution, litigation, and client counseling at a large intellectual property law firm in Washington, D.C. Eyal attended Indiana University where received undergraduate degrees in chemistry and history before making his way to California where he obtained a masters degree in physical chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley. His research at UC Berkeley was focused mainly on solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.  Eyal returned to the Midwest to attend Northwestern University where he obtained his law degree. Eyal enjoys working with entrepreneurs and scientists and lectures frequently on how intellectual property, especially in the pharmaceutical arts, can be a business driver.  Eyal and his wife Gabrielle have four children and are heavily involved in local community and school activities.

Honors & Recognitions
  • Adjunct Faculty in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  • Former Chair of Intellectual Property Focus Group of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
  • Frequent lecturer on solid form and pharmaceutical patents at AIPLA, AAPS, ACS, patent offices in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and at more than 100 companies and law firms worldwide
  • Small Business of the Month for August 2016, Greater Lafayette Commerce
  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1997
  • University of California, Berkeley, M.S., Chemistry, 1994
  • Indiana University Bloomington, B.S., Chemistry, B.A. History 1991
Professional Activities
  • Member, American Chemical Society
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Indiana Bar Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Admitted to practice law in Indiana, Illinois, Washington, D.C. and at the United States Patent and Trademark Office