Robert Bailey

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Robert Bailey is senior IP counsel at NetApp. Prior to NetApp, Robert worked as a partner and associate in private practice for over 10 years, and a significant portion of this experience was related to patent prosecution and patent litigation. Throughout his career, Robert has worked with patent families that include U.S. and EP members.


Posts by Robert Bailey


Building High-Quality Patent Portfolios in the United States and Europe: Part III – Examiner Interviews

In Part I of this series we discussed how patent portfolio managers should be careful when generating company-owned prior art or reviewing competitor prior art, and how …

Building High-Quality Patent Portfolios in the United States and Europe: Part II – Software Patents

In Part I of this series, we discussed how patent portfolio managers should be careful when generating company-owned prior art or reviewing competitor prior art, and how …

Building High-Quality Patent Portfolios in the United States and Europe: Part I – Intervening Prior Art

One ingredient that distinguishes a good patent portfolio from a great patent portfolio can be the synergistic strength of its U.S. and European patent family members. …