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Vincent J. Rubino III


New York

T: 646-797-4345

F: 212-257-5796

Intellectual Property

Litigation Funding

IP Litigation

Litigation & Arbitration

Vincent Rubino is a partner at Fabricant LLP. 


Prior to joining Fabricant LLP, Mr. Rubino was an Equity partner at Brown Rudnick, where he focused primarily on patent litigation. He has represented a wide range of clients in the smartphone, wireless, semiconductor, and biotechnology industries with respect to all aspects of patent litigation. Mr. Rubino has litigated cases throughout the United States in all popular patent venues including E.D. Texas, California, Florida, Delaware, and New Jersey as well as the International Trade Commission (ITC) the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). With a B.S and an M.S. in Biomedical Engineering and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, Mr. Rubino brings extensive technical experience to every matter. He utilizes his technical experience to convey complicated technical matters in case-critical briefs and motions including several Markman hearings and pretrial conferences that resulted in favorable case resolution. Additionally, he has assisted at numerous bench and jury trials and has worked closely with experts regarding issues of patent validity, infringement, and damages.


Vincent has also represented a vast array of clients before the PTAB in more than 50 inter partes review ("IPR") and covered business method ("CBM") proceedings.

Representation PTAB Matters

  • IPR2016-00118, Unified Patents, Inc. v. Blitzsafe Texas, LLC (Institution Denied)

  • IPR2016-01445, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. v. Blitzsafe Texas, LLC (Terminated - No Claims Canceled)

  • IPR2016-01448, -01449, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. v. Blitzsafe Texas, LLC (Institution Denied)

  • IPR2016-01472, -01473, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. v. Blitzsafe Texas, LLC (Institution Denied)

  • IPR2016-01476, -01477, Hyundai Motor Co. et al. v. Blitzsafe Texas, LLC (Institution Denied)

  • IPR2016-01137, -01138, -01146, -01147, Microsoft Corporation v. Windy City Innovations, LLC (Institution Denied)

  • IPR2017-00430, Unified Patents, Inc. v. SPEX Technologies, Inc. (Institution Denied)


Representation Litigation Matters

  • Defended computer manufacturer in patent litigation in district court related to biometric security products. Obtained a favorable settlement after claim construction (D. Del. Judge Leonard Stark). 

  • Obtained favorable settlements for Patent Owner in series of five cases involving semiconductor technology after Markman briefing (E.D. Tex. Judge Rodney Gilstrap).

  • Successfully represented Barnes & Noble against Microsoft in ITC action involving all aspects of Barnes & Noble's Android tablets (ITC Judge Theodore Essex).


  • Successfully represented Smartphone maker in ITC and PTAB involving and camera imaging software (ITC Judge David P. Shaw).

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized as a 2014·2020 "Rising Star" in Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine.



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Fordham University School of Law - J.D. 2007

Columbia University, Electrical Engineering - M.S. 2015

Columbia University, Biomedical Engineering - M.S. 2008

Columbia University, Biomedical Engineering, B.S. 2004

Bar Admissions

  • New York

  • New Jersey

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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