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The Right Way to Calculate Due Dates in Europe and China
If you are docketing in China or Europe, you may notice that calculated due dates don’t match the dates given by your foreign associate. This program will explain why and the proper way to calculate due dates in these countries.
Using Analytics as a Patent Annuity Decision Tool
Join us as our panel discusses best practices for the annuity payment decision process and how patent analytics can help assist annuity decision makers in making the best decisions possible.
IP Punch List for Software Companies
The Software field is a dynamic growing area. This webinar will focus on the challenges that software companies face in protecting their innovations both in the US and in other important jurisdictions.
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Schwegman is teaming up with WIPO to host an all-day complimentary "Advanced PCT Training" seminar that will provide insights to practitioners on amendments and recent developments to the PCT rules, developing a strategy for international filings and procedural safeguards.
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Rob Scheid
Areas of Practice
  • Electrical & Computers
  • Mechanical & Electromechanical
  • Medical Devices
  • Software & E-Commerce
IP Services
  • Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Freedom To Operate
  • Opinions
  • Patent Prosecution
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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.
University Honors

Bar Admissions & Associations
Bar Admissions & Associations
Bar Admissions
District of Columbia

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Associations
Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association
San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
American Bar Association
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers