Robert S. Dailey Ph.D.

607 14th Street, NW Suite 900, Washington, DC USA 20005

1001 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC USA 27101


Rob Dailey focuses his practice on intellectual property law, especially in connection with life sciences, chemistry, materials science, and information technology. He has handled a broad range of transactional matters, including drafting and negotiating technology-focused agreements, developing intellectual property strategies to support product launches and licensing efforts, conducting intellectual property due diligence analyses and patent/trademark clearances, and drafting/prosecuting patent applications. Dr. Dailey has represented clients in a wide array of matters related to contentious and non-contentious aspects of patent law. His technical background is in physical chemistry and materials science. He has experience in the specialty chemicals, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, electronic materials, and medical device industries.

Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Dailey was an intellectual property counsel at a leading biotechnology company in Illinois where he developed an extensive patent portfolio and drafted agreements concerning technology-related transactions. Previously, Dr. Dailey was an associate with Kilpatrick Townsend in Washington, D.C. where he handled a broad range of transactional and litigation matters related to intellectual property. He also previously served as in-house patent counsel for a venture-backed pharmaceutical company in North Carolina where he drafted applications for inventions related to drug compounds and compositions.


University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. with honors, North Carolina Law Review

Indiana University, Ph.D., Chemistry National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow

Eastern Nazarene College, B.S., Chemistry summa cum laude


North Carolina (2017)

District of Columbia (2013)

Illinois (2007)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2007)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional & Community Activities

American Chemical Society, Member

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member

District of Columbia Bar, Member

Chicago Bar Association, Member

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