Robert M. Barrett - K&L Gates

Robert M. Barrett

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 312-807-4204

Robert M. Barrett concentrates his practice in intellectual property law and, more specifically, patent-related issues, including litigation, prosecution, licensing, due diligence, portfolio management, and counseling. He is one of the Global Practice Area Leaders of the IP group and sits on the firm’s management committee.

Mr. Barrett has extensive experience in patent prosecution, licensing, litigation, due diligence and counseling for biotech, chemical, software, e-commerce, health care, medical device, electrical device and food science companies. A degreed chemist experienced as a chemical engineer, he has acted as lead counsel in numerous patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition matters for some of the most prominent corporations, including Nestlé, Baxter International, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, Ondeo Nalco Chemical and Kyocera, as well as for a number of the nation's leading universities.

University of OklahomaBS University of Oklahoma College of LawJ.D.

Case History

Other Admissions
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Office Location

70 West Madison Street, Suite 3100
Chicago, IL 60602-4207
United States

Practice Areas

Patent Law