- Intellectual Property
- Counseling & Prosecution
- Patent Litigation
- Trademark Litigation
- Trial Proceedings Before the PTAB
|Contact Info||Telephone: +1 202 263 3388|
Fax: +1 202 263 5388
|University ||Syracuse University, B.S. in Chemical Engineering, magna cum laude, 1998|
|Law School||University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2003|
|Admitted||2004, Virginia; 2004, District of Columbia|
Rob McBride concentrates on patent litigation, patent counseling, and patent prosecution. He is a registered patent attorney with a chemical engineering degree and prior work experience as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and as a process engineer in the chemical industry. Rob has represented clients in patent litigation in US District Court and before the US International Trade Commission concerning a variety of technologies, including innovator and generic pharmaceuticals, chemicals, mechanical devices, telecommunication networking, and business methods. His litigation experience includes pre-litigation investigations and negotiations; developing positions concerning validity, infringement, and enforceability; fact discovery; claim construction; expert discovery; depositions; motion practice, and appeal.
Rob also has experience filing Requests for Reexamination at the US Patent and Trademark Office in conjunction with pending patent litigation in US District Court; rendering opinions relating to freedom-to-operate and the infringement, validity, and enforceability of patents; negotiating and drafting patent license agreements; managing patent portfolios; and representing pharmaceutical clients in Citizen Petition proceedings before the Food and Drug Administration. Rob has also conducted IP due diligence assessments relating to acquisitions and mergers involving complex patent portfolios.
Rob recently joined Mayer Brown after spending the previous eight years working for Finnegan LLP and Winston & Strawn LLP.
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