Rob Curylo is a senior associate with Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics and Software Practice Group. He focuses his practice on patent strategy and analysis for international and domestic companies. Mr. Curylo assists clients in identifying and patenting key innovations, developing domestic and international patent strategies, and building and managing both domestic and international patent portfolios.

Mr. Curylo has drafted and prosecuted hundreds of utility patent applications in a variety of technologies, including image processing and content creation software, machine-learning platforms, digital advertising and marketing campaign tools, telecommunications devices, financial services data-processing platforms, and data storage technologies. His experience includes portfolio analysis and strategic planning, assistance with licensing and other commercial transaction agreements, and due diligence analysis of intellectual property issues in support of merger and acquisition negotiations.

Mr. Curylo has also represented companies in post-grant patent proceedings, including inter partes review and reexamination proceedings. He also helps clients monitor their competitors’ patenting and enforcement activities and works with clients to proactively develop strategies based on the client’s needs and priorities.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Curylo interned with Judge Richard W. Story of the Northern District of Georgia. During law school, he was on the editorial board of the University of Georgia Law Review, and he worked as an extern for the district attorney's office with the Western Judicial Circuit of the Tenth Superior Court District of Georgia. He also served as an intelligence officer with the Georgia Army National Guard, which included two years on active duty.

Mr. Curylo was recognized in 2017 as a Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine.

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. (2010)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Electrical Engineering (2004)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (2010)

Admissions

  • Georgia Supreme Court (2011)
  • Georgia Court of Appeals (2011)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (2011)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2011)

Who We Are

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Experience Highlights

Intellectual Property counseling for global provider of integrated energy management products
Represented leading global provider of integrated energy management products regarding smart meters and the support of smart grids. more
Bear Creek Technologies Inc. v. Cox Communications Inc. et al.
Represents Cox Communications, Inc. in a patent infringement suit filed by Bear Creek Technologies, Inc. in the Eastern District of Virginia. more
Patent prosecution and counseling services to Adobe Systems Incorporated
Provides patent procurement and counseling services to Adobe Systems Incorporated, one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the more
Cyberfone Systems LLC (formerly LVL Patent Group, LLC) v. United Airlines, U.S. Airways, and Air Canada
Defending United Airlines, U.S. Airways and Air Canada in the District of Delaware. CyberFone Systems LLC filed multiple actions in District of more