Robert L Wagner

Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.
Contact: 412.288.4387
Experience:
Law School: Case Western Reserve University School of Law - Case Western Reserve University
Jurisdictions: Illinois
Pennsylvania
US Patent & Trademark Office
6th Circuit
7th Circuit
Federal Circuit
US District Court for the CD Illinois
US District Court for the ND Illinois
US District Court for the ND Ohio
US District Court for the WD Pennsylvania

OVERVIEW

About Robert L Wagner
I am an associate at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. where I focus my practice in the intellectual property and complex civil litigation areas. In particular, I have represented plaintiffs and defendants in dozens of patent infringement lawsuits throughout the country. I also have experience representing clients at trial, having successfully represented plaintiffs in a case with in a multi-million dollar jury verdict, and on appeal, having successfully argued before the Federal Circuit.

I am licensed to practice in the states of Pennsylvania and Illinois, as well as being a registered patent attorney before the US Patent and Trademark Office. I am currently admitted to practice before the following federal courts: US District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Northern District of Ohio, Northern District of Illinois (trial bar), and Central District of Illinois and the US Courts of Appeals for the Federal, Sixth, and Seventh Circuits.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Pennsylvania
US Patent & Trademark Office
6th Circuit
7th Circuit
Federal Circuit
US District Court for the CD Illinois
US District Court for the ND Illinois
US District Court for the ND Ohio
US District Court for the WD Pennsylvania
Languages
 SpokenWritten
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Professional Experience
Associate, Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.
-Current
Associate, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP
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I was an associate in the Intellectual Property and Litigation practice groups, where I handled dozens of patent litigation and complex commercial matters for a variety of Fortune 500 and regional companies throughout the United States.
Law Clerk, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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Law clerk for the Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley. While clerking for Judge O'Malley, I assisted her in teaching a Patent Litigation course at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Judge O'Malley is currently serving on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Law - Case Western Reserve UniversityJ.D.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude Order of the Coif Concentration in Litigation with Honors
Activities: Law Review
University of Michigan - Ann ArborPh.D.Applied Physics
Details: During my time here, I conducted research at the National Science Foundation's Center for Ultrafast Optical Science (CUOS) under the direction of Dr. Donald P. Umstadter and Dr. Gerard Mourou. I authored or co-authored over two dozen papers on ultrafast optics and high energy phenomena, including my thesis--"Laser-Plasma Electron Accelerators and Nonlinear, Relativistic Optics"--and presented my research at over a dozen conferences. In addition, my research was featured in the New York Times, The Economist, and Business Week.
Claremont Consortium of Colleges - Harvey Mudd CollegeB.S.Physics
Details: While at Harvey Mudd, I conducted research in low-temperature resistivity measurements with Prof. James Eckert.
Awards
Pennsylvania SuperLawyer in IP Litigation, SuperLawyer
Professional Associations
Member, ABA
Current
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
Current
Member, DRI
Current
Member, Illinois Bar Association
Current
Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
Current
Member, Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association
Current
Member, Optical Society of America
Current
Member, American Physical Society
Current

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Telephone: 412.288.4387