Robert is a Partner at McInnes Cooper who practices corporate and business law with a particular specialization in technology and intellectual property.
As a former in house lawyer for Dalhousie University, Robert draws on his experience to service a breadth of legal business needs in both the private and public sector. Since joining McInnes Cooper, Robert has been working extensively with entrepreneurs and startup companies, partnering on venture capital financings, along with the ownership, protection and licensing of patents, trade-marks and copyright.
Robert takes the time to connect with his clients and truly understands their business. He thinks like an entrepreneur and provides practical legal advice to address their legal needs.
Robert’s proven ability with intellectual property agreements relating to research and development and licensing is regularly drawn upon by his clients. He is also known for his capabilities relating to commercial financing, mergers and acquisitions and education law.