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Robert L. Wolter, a founding member of the firm, concentrates his practice on issues involving intellectual property law and commercial litigation. He is a registered patent attorney and represents individuals and businesses before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Robert has experience in litigating various intellectual property matters, including patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, unfair competition and general commercial litigation matters. Robert also has experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications on a variety of inventions. Additionally, he is experienced in trademark prosecution and drafting and negotiating technology-related agreements. Prior to practicing law, he worked as a research chemist with Southern Research Institute, where his work involved analytical chemistry.

Robert has served on the board of directors for the Central Florida Zoo and Botonical Gardens. He has also served as a Guardian Ad Litem, representing children in child abuse and neglect cases.

Specific Areas of Patent Preparation and/or Prosecution Experience:
Chemical, electromechanical, and mechanical technologies generally

Reported Cases:
Alpha Technology U.S.A. Corp. v. Mlsna Dairy Supply, Inc., 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 19905 (Fed. Cir. November 12, 2015)

Alpha Technology U.S.A. Corp. v. MLSNA Dairy Solutions, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2748 (W.D. Wisc. 2015)

Delaval International AB v. Alpha Technology USA Corp., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 353 (W.D. Wisc. 2014)

Recent Speaking Engagements:
Can You Keep a Secret? Considerations When Protecting Trade Secrets, before the Association of Corporate Counsel, Orlando, Florida, September 2016

A Bottle of Red, A Bottle of White...Bring Your Sports IP Appetite! Speaking on international trademark filings before the Association of Corporate Counsel, Orlando, Florida September 2015

Copyrights, Trademarks, and Unfair Competition at the Advanced Technology Center at Gulf Coast State College and the Business Innovation Center at Florida State University’s Panama City Campus, Panama City, Florida, April 2014

Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Education
  • Cumberland School of Law
    Samford University
    Birmingham, Alabama
    J.D. 1991
  • Spring Hill College
    Spring Hill, Alabama, 1986
    B.S. Chemistry
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Florida Bar Intellectual Property Law Committee
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Orange County Bar Association
Awards/ Recognitions
  • Award of Excellence, Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc. 2005