• J.D., cum laude, Wayne State University Law School
  • B.S.M.E., Purdue University


  • State Bar of Michigan
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Intellectual Property Attorney

Robert is a seasoned intellectual property attorney and specializes in patent preparation and prosecution. Robert also reviews and prepares opinions on patentability and performs clearance searches for clients.

Robert is experienced in the mechanical and electro-mechanical arts as an engineer and also as a patent practitioner. He has extensive experience interacting with USPTO patent examiners and is skilled in achieving the best results for his clients.

Robert is pragmatic and analytical when conversing with client inventors. He is passionate about science and new technology and his passion aids him in serving his client’s needs.

Industry Experience

Prior to joining Burris Law, Robert worked with a national boutique IP law firm for four years. Robert is also an experienced engineer having worked at a multinational corporation in both the Product Engineering and the Manufacturing departments, as well as in the company’s destructive test laboratory.

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