Global IP Experience
Partner with more than 30 years of experience in domestic and foreign IP legal matters.
Prior to his legal career, Rob worked as an electronic/systems engineer with McDonell Douglas.
Rob’s extensive experience covers patent matters as well as trademark matters including procurement of domestic and foreign trademarks and registrations.
Robert (Rob) D. McCutcheon is a member of the executive committee and a partner in the intellectual property group. He has more than 30 years of experience in domestic and foreign IP procurement, exploitation, enforcement, and counseling in patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. His technical expertise covers semiconductors, telecommunications, hand-held devices, hardware, software, medical devices, fiber optics, as well as the electro-mechanical and mechanical arts.
Rob has a broad range of legal experience in patent matters, including domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution, patent infringement and litigation matters (enforcement and defense), patent reexamination proceedings, opinions, licensing, and various matters related to mergers and acquisitions involving IP. He also has extensive experience with trademark matters including procurement of domestic and foreign trademarks and registrations, inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, trademark infringement and litigation matters, and client counseling.
Prior to joining MWM, Rob was IP counsel for STMicroelectronics (f/k/a SGS-Thomson Microelectronics), an international semiconductor company. Prior to his legal career, Rob worked as an electronic/systems engineer with McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis.
Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
The Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit