Robert Oakes is a principal in the Delaware office of Fish & Richardson P.C., with extensive experience in patent litigation, counseling, patentability and freedom to operate analyses, and licensing matters. His practice encompasses a full range of technologies, with a particular focus on the life sciences industry. Mr. Oakes has substantial experience in all aspects of patent litigation, including case management, document collection and production, managing teams of attorneys handling fact and expert discovery, trial work, and appeal. Mr. Oakes has substantial courtroom experience, including presenting witnesses at trial, presenting claim construction arguments, and arguing discovery motions. Mr. Oakes regularly counsels clients regarding intellectual property and patent strategy. He has significant experience conducting patentability analyses and freedom to operate analyses, and drafting and negotiating intellectual property licenses. Mr. Oakes also counsels business executives, scientists, and engineers regarding patent strategy, risk assessment, patentability and freedom to operate. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Oakes worked in the legal department of Johnson & Johnson (2006), and obtained technical experience at the Louis Berger Group (2004-2005) and Kansas State University (2002-2003).
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