WORLD-CLASS IP SERVICES WITH UNPARALLELED PERSONAL ATTENTION
Specializing in patents, trademarks & copyrights
We bring more than 40 years of expertise in litigation, prosecution and intellectual property consulting. Our areas of practice include the preparing and filing of applications in patents, trademarks and copyrights — together with counseling and expert opinions in prosecution and litigation, involving the disciplines of patents (in all technological fields), trademarks, copyrights, contracts, licensing, antitrust, trade secrets, unfair competition and related causes.
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ABOUT OUR FIRM
Over the course of his career, Bob Ward has drafted and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications, licensed hundreds of patents, litigated nearly 1,000 cases, acted as lead counsel in more than 200 intellectual property lawsuits and has more than 100 reported decisions as well as serving as an expert witness in a multiplicity of cases. In addition to practicing law, Bob has taught courses related to intellectual property at four law schools and continues to lecture extensively in CLEs.
Bob’s practice in the prosecution of complex patent and trademark applications includes appeals, administrative proceedings, and a wide variety of post-examination procedures.
Prior to and during law school, Bob was a practicing chemical engineer. He graduated from DePaul University Law School where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the law review & earned a chemistry degree from Northwestern University.