Robert Conway

Robert Conway is a registered patent attorney and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Robert Conway

Prior to joining us, Bob was in-house patent counsel for Saint-Gobain Corporation, a glass, materials and construction products manufacturer. Previously, Bob was a shareholder at Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds. He had also worked for a number of years as an engineer for Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation and Dow Chemical Company.

Bob has prosecuted hundreds of domestic and foreign patent applications for a particularly diverse group of new technologies. He has represented client companies and professionals in optics, metallurgy, retroreflective products, medical devices, industrial mechanical devices, abrasives, ceramics, plastics, crystals, technical fabrics, fiberglass reinforcement products, and consumer products.

He has counseled and represented clients in all aspects of patent protection including U.S. and foreign prosecutions, IP portfolio strategy and counseling, and infringement issues.

Also, Bob has substantial intellectual property and business transactional experience. He has been involved in contracts and agreements, where intellectual property rights are transferred and/or restructured. These IP rights were licensed, acquired and transformed into business assets and sources of value, such as through joint development agreements, technology transfer agreements, master research agreements and licensing contracts. Other agreements were directed to control technological commercialization and confidentiality limitations, material transfer contracts, export controls, consulting arrangements and copyright licenses.

In addition, Bob's legal experience includes due diligence studies and opinions, audits, trade secret advice, non-disclosure agreements, consulting, and employment agreements.

Further, Bob has counseled and represented clients in various aspects of trademark protection including trademark clearance opinions, U.S. and foreign trademarks applications, trademark oppositions and cancellation proceedings, and trademark licensing.

He holds a B.S. Chemical Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, a M.B.A. from Babson College and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.

Bob has conducted lectures on Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE). He is a member of the Boston Patent Law Association and Licensing Executive Society.

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