Bob has extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications for electronic, telecommunications, software, semiconductor, and electromechanical inventions, with special emphasis on electric power technologies, such as data center power distribution, microgrid control, distributed generation, uninterruptible power supplies, electrical switchgear and motor controls. His practice also includes patent prosecution support for licensing campaigns, counseling on infringement matters, and IP landscape analysis for new products and emerging companies.
Prior to his legal career, Bob served as a senior design engineer with the Electronic Systems Group of the Westinghouse Electric Corporation in the area of design and integration of advanced controls for airborne radar and electro-optic systems. He received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law and his B.S. and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He has been practicing patent law since 1995.
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA SCHOOL OF LAW Juris Doctor, 1995
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1986
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1984
Activities & Affiliations
North Carolina Bar Association
Co-Chair E4Carolinas Triangle Blockchain Working Group