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Ross Robinson


Ross Robinson is a shareholder in Winstead's Intellectual Property Practice Group. His practice emphasizes U.S. and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, including preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications, reexamination of issued patents, preparation of opinions regarding patent infringement and validity, and client counseling, particularly in the areas of electronics, telecommunications, computer software, computer systems and networks, Internet applications, and business methods.

Ross has prepared and prosecuted patent applications covering a wide range of technologies and business sectors. He has drafted and/or prosecuted numerous complex patents for inventions involving speech coding, packet-switched and circuit-switched wireless technologies, digital communications systems, encryption technologies, control systems, digital signal processing, computer software and hardware, environmental impact systems, operator services automation, operator-assistance voice interface workstations, directory-assistance systems, e-commerce, energy management, operational planning, project-work management and administration, medical claims processing, financial transactions, and project quality assurance.

Representative Experience

  • U.S. and foreign patent preparation and prosecution
  • Non-infringement, invalidity, and clearance opinions
  • Counseling regarding intellectual property portfolios and exploitation strategies in view of expected product development, patent design-around efforts and corporate expansion