Robert D. Crawford II

 

Robert D. Crawford II
Counsel

Crawford@mkgip.com
P. (860) 632-7200

Practice Areas
  • Patent, Trademark and Copyright Prosecution
  • Intellectual Property Licensing and Trade Secrets
  • Intellectual Property Portfolio Development and Management
Robert D. Crawford II has a diverse background with intellectual property experience he gained from a small start-up company and continuing to a Fortune 100 corporation.  He has extensive experience in various intellectual property matters such as, strategic worldwide portfolio development and management; domestic and international prosecution; due diligence in support of M&A activity and litigation; and various transactional agreements with domestic and international partners.  His knowledge also extends into business counseling of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret matters.  Bob’s experience covers a variety of technologies with a particular emphasis on gas turbines; nuclear power plants and fuel; downhole oil drilling and recovery; steam power plants; manufacturing, sensing and measurement instrumentation; environmental control systems; heat recovery steam generators; system controls; software; sonar-based flow meters; fiber optic telecommunications; and consumer electronics.

In addition to Bob’s wide range of technical knowledge, he also possesses six years of engineering experience as a controls design engineer with General Electric’s military defense division, leading a team in the development of an expert system designed to test and troubleshoot the control system of a shipboard weapon system.


Education:

  • Western New England University School of Law – Juris Doctor
  • Northeastern University – Bachelors of Science – Electrical Engineering

Admitted:

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Bar of the State of Connecticut
  • Bar of the State of Massachusetts