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Patent Preparation and Prosecution


Bob’s practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent applications, primarily in the fields of electronic and computer technologies. He has  ten years of experience practicing before the USPTO.   

Bob leverages thirty years of experience working in the semiconductor industry to deliver solid technical expertise to his clients. His extensive experience relates to digital and analog circuits, microprocessor architecture, signal and graphics processing, network communications, computer systems, computer management and firmware interface technology, semiconductor devices and processing, SOC architecture, and CAD technology. In addition, Bob has an extremely broad background in the general sciences including chemistry and physics.   

Before Larson Newman, Bob spent thirty years as a product development engineer for a cutting edge semiconductor company, designing state of the art microprocessors. He is also an inventor with numerous issued patents. His vast background as a practicing engineer makes him particularly adept at working with engineers and inventors. Bob is especially qualified to identify patentable intellectual property for his clients.   Bob's passion for science and technology extends beyond his occupation; his hobbies including computers and electronics, mineralogy, pyrotechnics, and music. 


United States Patent and Trademark Office 

Member Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi
Senior Member Technical Staff 


Washington University and University of Missouri - Columbia B.S. Electrical Engineering