Roger H. Lee focuses his practice on intellectual property law, with a special emphasis on inter partes matters. He has challenged and defended patents in inter partes review (IPR) and reexamination proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is experienced with trial practice and procedure before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board in post-grant proceedings under the America Invents Act.
Roger’s practice includes the preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications. He is experienced in all phases of patent prosecution, from pre-filing investigations and application drafting to appellate practice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Roger provides strategic counseling in connection with patent infringement and validity actions before district courts. He provides validity, non-infringement and freedom-to-operate opinions.
Roger is experienced in a range of technologies, including polymer and inorganic chemistry, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, display devices, building/construction technologies, electro-mechanical devices and semiconductor manufacturing.
Roger was an attorney with Burns, Doane, Swecker & Mathis LLP, one of the oldest and largest law firms in the United States focusing exclusively on intellectual property, until its lawyers and other professionals joined Buchanan in 2005.