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
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