Robert J. Yarbrough

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick
  • Intellectual Property, Patents
  • Kentucky, Pennsylvania, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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Summary

I have practiced law for thirty years. I specialize in business and patent law, particularly patent prosecution and helping clients protect their inventions.

I am a patent attorney licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and hold a degree in mechanical engineering. I am a partner in the law firm of Lipton, Weinberger & Husick, a specialty intellectual property law firm based in Southeastern Pennsylvania. I also am an environmental attorney licensed in Pennsylvania and Kentucky. In environmental matters, I am counsel to Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP, a top-100 firm of over six hundred lawyers with offices in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Princeton, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

I opened my patent law office in 1998 and have practiced patent law from that time to the present. I worked in the Environmental Practice Group of Drinker, Biddle & Reath from 1996 until 1998 and in the Environmental Department of Cohen, Shapiro, Polisher, Shiekman & Cohen, a Philadelphia regional firm, from 1989 through 1995. I enforced environmental laws for the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 1977 through 1988.

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kentucky
Pennsylvania
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Experience
Partner
Lipton, Weinberger & Husick
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I am a partner in Lipton, Weinberger & Husick, an intellectual property boutique firm located in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Attorney
Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP
- Current
For environmental matters, I am counsel to this top-100 law firm. From January 1996 through January 1998, I was employed in the environmental practice group.
Owner
Robert J. Yarbrough, Attorney at Law
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I operated a solo patent law office.
Attorney
Cohen, Shapiro, Polisher, Shiekman & Cohen
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I worked in the environmental department of this Philadelphia regional firm on a variety of environmental issues.
Managing attorney
Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet
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I enforced air pollution, water pollution, solid waste and coal mining laws for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Education
University of Kentucky College of Law
J.D. / Law
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University of Kentucky
B.S. / Mechanical Engineering
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Honors: Pi Tau Sigma, mechanical engineering honorary
University of Louisville
Mechanical Engineering
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Honors: Attended Speed Scientific School
Professional Associations
Chairman, Pennsylvania Intellectual Property Forum
Chairman
- Current
Activities: The PA IP Forum is an organization of patent and intellectual property attorneys. The focus of the organization is education and advocacy for small business and individual inventors.
Delaware County Bar Association
Chairman, Intellectual Property Committee
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Philadelphia Bar Association
Legislation Co-Chair, Environmental Law Committee
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Certifications
Registered Practitioner
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Lipton, Weinberger & Husick
201 N Jackson St
Media, PA 19063
USA
Telephone: (610) 891-0668
Fax: (610) 891-0655