Sharon A. Blinkoff: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Sharon A. Blinkoff

Counsel
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212.912.2893

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Business Counseling
  • Licensing
  • Collaborations
  • Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances
  • Advertising
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Communications
  • Life Sciences
  • Consumer Products & Retail
 
University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S., Biomedical Engineering, 1972 Dean's List; J.J. Katz Award
 
Law SchoolNew England School of Law, J.D., 1975; New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1986
 
Admitted1975, Connecticut; 1976, District of Columbia; 1989, New York
 
Memberships 

Memberships

Bar Association of the City of New York
New York State Bar Association FDA section
American Bar Association Consumer Protection Section
Member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Member of the Board of Directors and Corporate Secretary of the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association

 
BornTorrington, Connecticut, September 21, 1950
 
Biography

Ms. Blinkoff represents manufacturers, marketers, and distributors of cosmetics, dietary supplements, over the counter drugs, and medical devices as well as beauty appliances and other consumer products and luxury goods. Ms. Blinkoff regularly advises clients on compliance with the laws enforced by the FDA, CPSC, and the FTC, and obtaining FDA registrations and 510k premarket clearances.

Having served as Division and Regulatory Counsel for Bristol-Myers Squibb as well as Senior Counsel for Revlon, Ms. Blinkoff brings considerable experience in representing regulated businesses on a broad range of regulatory and business matters. Ms. Blinkoff also served as General Counsel to Ethan Allen Inc. and was part of the management group that restructured the company and took it public. With her broad regulatory experience and business background, Ms. Blinkoff brings considerable knowledge and expertise to the challenges faced by her clients. Having spent her early career as a patent attorney for the National Institutes of Health, Ms. Blinkoff also brings a keen understanding of the technical side of the regulatory process and the interplay between regulatory issues and IP assets and how they relate to the client's business strategy.

Ms. Blinkoff has successfully defended clients in regulatory proceedings before the FDA and the FTC, and has instituted and defended clients in advertising challenges before the NAD, ERSP and the FTC as well as in Lanham Act litigations. She has also assisted in the structuring business transactions involving regulated products and industries, including corporate acquisitions and divestitures, public offerings, joint venture and distribution agreements.

Besides Edwards Wildman

Ms. Blinkoff served as a Patent Attorney to the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine, a Division and Regulatory Counsel for Bristol Myers Squib for its Clairol and Products division, Counsel for the Revlon Department Store Group, General Counsel of Ethan Allen Inc. and served as Counsel to two National Law firms in their FDA/ FTC Advertising Practice Groups.

Industries

Communications

Life Sciences

Retail Industry & Consumer Products

Memberships

Bar Association of the City of New York

New York State Bar Association FDA section

American Bar Association Consumer Protection Section

Member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists

Member of the Board of Directors and Corporate Secretary of the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association

 
ISLN908974663
 

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FDA Releases Guidance on Mobile Medical Applications
Sharon A. Blinkoff,Lawrence R. Freedman,Leslie J. Levinson,Ari Z. Moskowitz, October 8, 2013
On September 25, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released final guidance on how it intends to regulate mobile applications (“apps”). The guidance consists of a set of nonbinding recommendations that define what mobile apps meet the definition of a medical...
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Sharon A. Blinkoff

750 Lexington Avenue
New YorkNY 10022-1200




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