Robert Scheid is a registered patent attorney with expertise in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer software and aerospace technology. Specific technologies have included control systems, animation, data security/encryption, resource optimization, business methods, databases, bioinformatics, healthcare modeling, electronic design automation (EDA), integrated hardware/software, distributed computing, wireless networks, network switches, storage devices, analog circuits, digital design, optical devices, plasma processing, medical/x-ray devices, robotics and micro-electromechanical systems. His practice includes post-grant proceedings requests, validity/infringement opinions, due diligence, patent strategy development, and general IP counseling. Prior to entering the practice of law, Dr. Scheid was a senior member of the technical staff at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, where he specialized in control technology including support for the Pathfinder Mission to Mars and the Cassini Mission to Saturn. He has received more than 15 NASA Technical Brief Awards for his work in advanced aerospace technology and has contributed more than 40 articles to technical publications. Dr. Scheid is admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is a 1994 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, a graduate of the California Institute of Technology (Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, 1982), and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (B.S. with University honors, Mathematics, 1977).
University of California School of Law
Los Angeles, CA, 1994, J.D.
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, 1982, Ph.D
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, 1977, B.S.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office