Campbell Law School

T. Robert Rehm Jr.

Mr. Rehm is a partner at Smith Anderson. Mr. Rehm practices primarily in the areas of technology licensing and commercialization and the acquisition, licensing, and protection of intellectual property rights. His experience includes drafting and negotiating a wide variety of license, assignment, confidentiality, joint venture, alliance, and other types of collaborative agreements directed to technology commercialization.  His practice also includes prosecution of trademark and copyright registration applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and United States Copyright Office, respectively, counseling in connection with patent-related matters and the intellectual property and privacy law aspects of mergers, acquisitions, development of pharmaceutical and medical devices and products, and other commercial transactions.  He also counsels in connection with issues relating to the legal/engineering interface in construction-related transactions and disputes. Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Mr. Rehm practiced in the Washington, D.C. area at two international law firms, Hogan & Hartson LLP and Steptoe & Johnson LLP, in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, and antitrust law. His practice focused on technology licensing and commercialization, patent litigation and licensing, and intellectual property counseling. Mr. Rehm was a practicing electrical engineer for 16 years prior to embarking on a legal career.

Education
 
J.D. (magna cum laude), Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, 1993
M.B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1990
B.S. (summa cum laude), University of Notre Dame, 1971