Roger H. Lee focuses his practice on many areas of intellectual property law, with a special emphasis on inter partes matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has challenged and defended patents in inter partes review (IPR) and reexamination proceedings. He is experienced with trial practice and procedure before the PTAB 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 drafting applications to appeals before the PTAB. He has obtained numerous patents in a broad range of technologies including patents in biotechnology, chemical, pharmaceutical, mechanical and electrical fields. He provides strategic counseling and opinions concerning validity, infringement and freedom-to-operate issues. He assists clients with developing litigation strategies and has conducted appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Roger is a co-editor of the Buchanan PTAB Report, an information center that provides insights into post-grant practice and articles concerning recent developments in Patent Office litigation.
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2002
University of Southern California, B.S.Ch.E., 1997
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
PTAB Trial Committee, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Emerging Technologies Committee, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Phi Delta Phi Honor Society
Omega Chi Epsilon Honor Society