Robert Tosti is experienced in all areas of IP law including patent and trademark counseling, opinions, and prosecution, IP portfolio strategy and development, licensing, litigation, and the assessment and enforcement of IP rights. He is a registered patent attorney with a background in electrical engineering and represents clients across a variety of technologies including software, business methods, electronics, computer-related technologies, semiconductors, and medical devices.

Rob has served as an adjunct faculty member at Suffolk University Law School. Before beginning his law practice, Rob worked as an electrical engineer doing software development and hardware design at General Electric, Mitre, and IBM.


Successfully settled a lawsuit alleging patent infringement before discovery began and without significant litigation costs.

Creates and handles patent portfolios and successfully develops, protects, and maximizes intellectual property assets in the United States and abroad.

Renders opinions as to the coverage and validity of patent and other intellectual property rights.

Advises clients with respect to patent and other intellectual property rights in connection with financings, mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions.

Assesses patents to allow clients to avoid and design around third-party patents.

Helped clients obtain numerous patents and trademark registrations in the United States and in various foreign countries.

Actively participates in litigation and other disputes involving allegations of trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, trademark infringement and patent infringement.


Suffolk University Law School– J.D., cum laude
University of Massachusetts at Amherst – M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Massachusetts at Amherst – B.S., Electrical Engineering, cum laude

Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. District Courts, District of Massachusetts and Eastern District of Texas
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