In her former role as Primary Patent Examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Binta Robinson applied extensive experience in organic chemistry patent examination. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, where she distinguished herself as a participant in the Research Careers for Minority Scholars (RCMS) Program and as an Undergraduate Minority Access to Research Careers (USMARC) Honors Scholar.
During her years at Spelman College, Binta Robinson participated in research internships with the University of California, Riverside and the prestigious Harvard University School of Public Health. Her undergraduate study also included being one of the authors of an article entitled "Wilson Bands and Pit Patches: Histological and Enamel Surface Indicators of Stress in the Black Mesa Anasazi Population." This article received publication in the Journal of Paleopathology.
In 1999, Binta Robinson began her tenure with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, where she issued over 100 United States patents by means of application review and comparisons with prior inventions. Ms. Robinson has also since returned to school, earning her Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. She was a member in the United States Patent and Trademark Office Legal Society.
Binta Robinson currently lives in Washington, D.C. and enjoys taking advantage of all that the city has to offer. An avid cyclist in her free time, she also enjoys visiting local art galleries and museums.