Ross T. Robinson is a partner in Bradley’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, preparation of opinions regarding patent infringement and validity, and client counseling, particularly in the areas of robotics, helicopter and other VTOL aircraft systems, fixed-wing aircraft systems, HVAC equipment, offshore oil-field equipment, electronics, telecommunications, computer systems and networks, and internet applications.
Ross has prepared and prosecuted patent applications covering a wide range of technologies and business sectors in both the U.S. and internationally. His practice emphasizes worldwide patent protection, IP portfolio development and management, patent non-infringement and validity opinions, technology commercialization, and litigation support. He represents a variety of intellectual property owners, including individual inventors, startups, manufacturers, privately held companies, and international corporations.
Roles in FICPI
CET Group 3 focuses on developments of the international patent system and provides guidance to its users. Such developments can relate to both substantive and procedural aspects of patent law, and CET3 follows them across jurisdictions.
CET3 identifies issues that deserve study, conducts the studies and provides guidance through various outputs available to the users of the patent system such as Guidelines, Position papers, and Resolutions. CET3 actively contributes to forging and advocating the position of FICPI in discussions on patent law harmonisation in key study and discussion groups such as the Group B+ and at the forums established by WIPO.
CET3 also monitors and studies international agreements and conventions relating to patents, follows the developments of the PCT system and, where necessary, provides comments to WIPO and relevant authorities for defending a well-balanced international patent system.