Robert M. Bauer - Bauer Law Offices

Robert M. Bauer

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 814-452-4814

Mr. Bauer is a registered patent attorney with more than 20 years of experience in various intellectual property and technology-related matters.  He has represented a wide range of clients - from multi-nationals and Fortune 500 companies to private companies and start-ups, and has obtained significant IP rights on behalf of numerous clients.  Mr. Bauer obtained the only (non-standards related) patent successfully enforced against Apple anywhere in the world in the infamous smartphone wars.  Mr. Bauer was a partner in several intellectual property law firms, and was the Chair of the Intellectual Property & Technology Department of a general practice law firm, before founding his own firm in 2015.

George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D. 1991
Technology Council of Northwest PAErie County Bar AssociationAmerican Intellectual Property Law AssociationAmerican Bar Association, Intellectual Property and Science & Technology SectionsAmerican Bar FoundationFederal Circuit Bar AssociationPennsylvania Bar Association

Case History

Intellectual Property Litigation — Successfully defended corporate client against claims of trademark and trade dress infringement under the federal Lanham Act in an action that involved several years of litigation.
Trademark Law — Advised client on concurrent use and registration of mark pertaining to federal trademark and common law rights in connection with multi-phased marketing and communications brad development initiative
Technology Law — Conducted due diligence and procured the consents or approvals necessary for the purchase and operation of a metropolitan fiber optic network, prepared amendments to asset purchase agreement, prepared investment agreements, and conducted closing.
Patent Law — Successfully defended a client, without resorting to litigation providing any license payment, against the license demands of a non-practicing entity (NPE) who had sued and licensed over 100 entities on a portfolio relating to tracking the location of transportation vehicles.
Information Technology Law — Successfully defeated an attempt to cancel a client's Internet Domain Name under the ICANN Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).

Office Location

1314 Griswold Plaza
Erie, PA 16501-1743
United States

Practice Areas

Information Technology Law

Other Information

Gender: Male