J. Robert Dean

(203) 327-4500 x136

Mr. Dean prepares and prosecutes patent applications and renders legal opinions, and provides intellectual property counseling for a range of national and international clients. Mr. Dean’s practice is focused on technology areas including catalysts and catalyst systems, pharmaceutical  dosage forms, pharmaceutical intermediates and end products, lubricants, emulsion polymers, polymeric surfactants, surfactants for oilfield applications, silicones, acrylic latexes, skin conditioners, cleansers, cosmetic compositions and plastic dispensing tubes.

Before joining OGRP, Mr. Dean was Patent Counsel for Dow Chemical for 12 years. His responsibilities included preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications, prosecution of foreign oppositions, rendering of opinions, worldwide counseling regarding intellectual property matters, and negotiation and drafting of various agreements, including joint development and licensing agreements. His experience at Dow Chemical was in the technological areas of polymer films and foams, detergents, antimicrobials, cellulose chemistry and plastic zipper bags.

Mr. Dean was elected to the Arkansas Academy of chemical Engineers in 2016.

University of Arkansas, BS, Chemical Engineering,
Washington University in St. Louis, Graduate Study (Materials Science)
Michigan Molecular Institute, Graduate Study (Polymer Science)
University of Arkansas, JD

Registered Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

American Intellectual Property Law Association
Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association