Hon. William Tim Fink


Vice Chief Administrative Patent Judge Fink is currently on a detail as a Senior Legal Advisor to the Under Secretary and Director of the USPTO. Judge Fink earned his J.D., from Georgetown University, and electrical engineering degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. He began his career on the engineering staff at Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories and then as a Senior Manager at Lucent’s Intellectual Property Business Unit. Judge Fink was a partner in the IP litigation practice at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP prior to joining the Board in 2014.