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North Carolina


University of Virginia, J.D., 1976, Order of the Coif; Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review, 1974-76

University of Virginia, A.B., 1971


Bob Bryan has almost 40 years of experience in a broad range of commercial matters. For the last 30 years, he has concentrated his practice in the intellectual property area. Bob has extensive experience in acquisitions, joint ventures and licenses involving patents, trademarks, know-how, software and other intellectual property, in both domestic and international transactions. He is also experienced generally in advising clients in the commercialization of intellectual property assets and in the development of programs for protecting proprietary rights and for complying with privacy laws and regulations.

Bob has been active in assisting startup companies, primarily in the area of web-based products and services. His extensive experience enables him to be pragmatic and flexible in dealing with the wide variety of legal needs that startups encounter.

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Professional Affiliations

  • Computer Law Association
  • International Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association

Community Affiliations

  • The Echo Foundation, Board of Directors, 1999-02; Treasurer, 2000-02
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