Robert L Wagner

Robert L Wagner

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Intellectual Property, Patents...
  • Illinois, Pennsylvania, US Patent & Trademark Office
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Summary

I am counsel at the Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, where I focus my practice in the energy, intellectual property, and complex civil litigation areas. In particular, I have represented plaintiffs and defendants in dozens of lawsuits throughout the country. I also have experience representing clients at trial, having successfully represented plaintiffs in a case with in a multi-million dollar jury verdict, and on appeal, having successfully argued before the Federal Circuit. I am licensed to practice in the states of Pennsylvania and Illinois, as well as being a registered patent attorney before the US Patent and Trademark Office. I am currently admitted to practice before the following federal courts: US District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Northern District of Ohio, Northern District of Illinois (trial bar), and Central District of Illinois and the US Courts of Appeals for the Federal, Sixth, and Seventh Circuits.

Practice Areas
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
Additional Practice Area
  • Commercial Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Pennsylvania
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US Patent & Trademark Office
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6th Circuit
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7th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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US District Court for the CD Illinois
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US District Court for the ND Illinois
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US District Court for the ND Ohio
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US District Court for the WD Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Counsel
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
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Counsel
Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.
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Associate
Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP
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I was an associate in the Intellectual Property and Litigation practice groups, where I handled dozens of patent litigation and complex commercial matters for a variety of Fortune 500 and regional companies throughout the United States.
Law Clerk
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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Law clerk for the Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley. While clerking for Judge O'Malley, I assisted her in teaching a Patent Litigation course at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Judge O'Malley is currently serving on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
J.D.
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude Order of the Coif Concentration in Litigation with Honors
Activities: Law Review
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Ph.D. | Applied Physics
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During my time here, I conducted research at the National Science Foundation's Center for Ultrafast Optical Science (CUOS) under the direction of Dr. Donald P. Umstadter and Dr. Gerard Mourou. I authored or co-authored over two dozen papers on ultrafast optics and high energy phenomena, including my thesis--"Laser-Plasma Electron Accelerators and Nonlinear, Relativistic Optics"--and presented my research at over a dozen conferences. In addition, my research was featured in the New York Times, The Economist, and Business Week.
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Claremont Consortium of Colleges - Harvey Mudd College
B.S. | Physics
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While at Harvey Mudd, I conducted research in low-temperature resistivity measurements with Prof. James Eckert.
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Awards
Pennsylvania SuperLawyer in IP
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Pennsylvania SuperLawyer in IP Litigation
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Professional Associations
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
Current
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DRI
Member
Current
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Allegheny County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
One Oxford Centre
301 Grant St., 20th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
USA
Telephone: (412) 562-1570