Robert M. Masters is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Masters has extensive experience in all phases of intellectual property law. He routinely handles patent, trade secret, copyright and trademark/trade dress litigation in courts throughout the US, before the International Trade Commission, and before the US Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). In addition, Mr. Masters regularly advises clients on intellectual property licensing, negotiations, due diligence investigations, portfolio management and monetization, combating counterfeiting issues, best practices for corporate intellectual property legal departments, and on intellectual property issues arising in corporate mergers and acquisitions matters.
Mr. Masters represents clients on matters involving a wide range of technologies, including consumer electronics and semiconductor designs/processes, computer hardware, software including artificial intelligence, and apps for smartphones and tablets, secured internet/network communications and protocols, including Internet of Things (“IOT”); industrial equipment including welding and cutting equipment and consumables, telecommunications, financial services and technology ("Fintech"), automotive, medical devices, and sporting goods (including golf equipment), among many others.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Robert M. Masters