Robert Stoll

Robert Stoll

Robert Stoll is a partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle and Reath and a former Commissioner for Patents. Bob retired from the USPTO as Commissioner for Patents at the end of 2011 after a distinguished 34-year government career. He was instrumental in the passage of landmark patent legislation, the America Invents Act, and lauded for his efforts to reduce patent pendency and improve patent quality. Today he frequently acts as a testifying expert witness in federal district court, and also handles complex and procedurally challenging prosecution matters for select clients and law firms.


Posts by Robert Stoll


What happens to IP law in 2014?

I prophesy that the best we can hope for is a Bilski-esque vague instruction (wherein our top court opined that some business methods are patentable, citing the …
By Robert Stoll
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