Blaine is a registered patent attorney. His practice includes the drafting and prosecution of patent and trademark applications, as well as issues of copyright protection, licensing of intellectual property and litigation related to patent, trademark and copyright infringement.

Before joining Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC, Blaine obtained a Ph.D. from SUNY Upstate Medical University where his research included the fields of biochemistry, genetics, cell biology and molecular biology. He served as a Research Assistant to Syracuse University Angela S. Cooney Professor of Law Lisa A. Dolak with whom he co-authored two articles relating to the portrayal of the United States Patent System in the media. Blaine also conducts research in the field of personal genomics.

  • Listed in:
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Upstate New York Rising Star, Intellectual Property, 2018 - 2020
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association, Executive Committee, Board of Directors; Co-Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • Justinian Honorary Law Society
  • Order of the Coif, Syracuse University College of Law Chapter
  • Editor, Journal of Genetic Genealogy, 2009-Present
  • Notes and Comments Editor, Syracuse Science & Technology Reporter

  • Co-Author, "Four Misconceptions About Investigative Genetic Genealogy,” Journal of Law and the Biosciences, April 23, 2021
  • Quoted in "Are DNA Testing Companies Selling My Genetic Information?,", 2018
  • Blaine T. Bettinger, George R. McGuire, "How the Supreme Court Got It Right in Mayo v. Prometheus," The SciTech Lawyer, Volume 10, Issue 1, Fall 2013
  • Bettinger, Co-Author, "The United States Patent System in the Media Mirror," Syracuse Law Review, 2008, Vol. 58, No. 3. Selected for inclusion in the 2009 PATENT LAW REVIEW, an annual anthology published by Thomson Reuters (West)
  • Bettinger, Co-Author, "eBay and the Blackberry®: A Media Coverage Case Study," Akron Intellectual Property Law Journal, 2008, Vol. 2, No. 1
  • "Pencils, White-Out, and Loose Leaf Paper: Student Researchers' Need for Basic Intellectual Property Instruction," New York State Science and Technology Center at Syracuse University College of Law Newsletter, March 2008

  • Board President, Directors of DNAngles
  • Former Secretary, Board of Trustees, The Erie Canal Museum
  • Board Member, The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
  • At Large Representative, The Association of Professional Genealogists