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Robert J. Yarbrough

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick
  • Intellectual Property, Patents
  • Kentucky, Pennsylvania, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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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
    Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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Professional Experience
Lipton, Weinberger & Husick
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I am a partner in Lipton, Weinberger & Husick, an intellectual property boutique firm located in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
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.
Robert J. Yarbrough, Attorney at Law
I operated a solo patent law office.
Cohen, Shapiro, Polisher, Shiekman & Cohen
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
I enforced air pollution, water pollution, solid waste and coal mining laws for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
University of Kentucky College of Law
J.D. | Law
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University of Kentucky
B.S. | Mechanical Engineering
Honors: Pi Tau Sigma, mechanical engineering honorary
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University of Louisville
Mechanical Engineering
Honors: Attended Speed Scientific School
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Professional Associations
Chairman, Pennsylvania Intellectual Property Forum
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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.
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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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Registered Practitioner
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Lipton, Weinberger & Husick
201 N Jackson St
Media, PA 19063
Telephone: (610) 891-0668
Fax: (610) 891-0655
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