Robert J. Brill, Attorney at Law
Bob Brill is a sole practitioner and founder at Brill IP Law Office. He is adept at patent and trademark application preparation and prosecution in the US and internationally, related searches and opinions, and IP counseling. Bob’s clients benefit from his direct and focused application of over twenty years of experience with several hundred projects covering a wide range of electrical, software, healthcare, medical, computer, imaging, financial, telecommunications, mechanical, and clean technologies. His clients have included Fortune 500 companies, universities, small to midsize companies, and startups worldwide.
Bob’s intellectual property (IP) law practice continues in his own law office following his work with IP law firms in Chicago as of counsel, a director, and a co-founding partner. Previously, he was an associate of a large general practice law firm in Chicago and midsize IP law firms in New York and California. In addition, Bob formerly served as in-house patent counsel for a large multinational corporation headquartered in Illinois.
Bob applies business sense and cost-effectiveness in counseling on IP legal matters. With attention to work flow from a systems perspective, he takes care to complete tasks timely, avoid bottlenecks in his office, and navigate workarounds as needed. Bob provides courteous reminders of tasks outstanding on the client’s end, respectful and empathetic of the responsibilities and demands leaning on the client’s schedule. The business sense that permeates Brill IP Law Office serves to advance the interests of clients cost-effectively. Clients have retained Bob to care for their creative efforts as a timepiece of skillful attention, rather than a fire hose of commodity work. The quality of his work product fits a variety of close working relationships with client-side managers and innovators.
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Illinois 1994 – Present, US Patent and Trademark Office 1993 – Present, Wisconsin 1992 – 2010.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, P.D.E. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1996
Marquette University, J.D., 1992, serving on the Marquette Law Review by way of the writing competition
University of Notre Dame, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1989
Bob’s volunteer activities have included leadership positions for organizations that promote the entrepreneurial community. He has been a frequent speaker and author on current topics in IP law, such as for the Entrepreneur Idol Class on Intellectual Property as part of InNUvation at Northwestern University. Bob had served as a content team leader for periodic events of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum of Chicago. He had also served as a semifinals judge and an elevator pitch judge for the Concept2Venture Business Plan Competition at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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