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Robert J. Irvine

Robert J. Irvine

Invention Mine LLC

Chicago, IL, USA

Robert Irvine is a patent attorney with the law firm Invention Mine LLC, where he specializes in patent prosecution of inventions directed to analog and digital signal processing, circuits, and complex algorithms and computer processes. Among his clients are a number of telecommunication companies, Universities, and VC-financed startups.  Robert was a partner at a large Chicago-based IP boutique before founding Invention Mine in 2013. He has also served as in-house patent counsel for 3Com, as well as for InterDigital Communications, where he led the internal patent prosecution team.  Robert was a research engineer with Motorola Corporate Labs, and also served in the Signal Corps in the US Army. Robert received a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and his J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.

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