Robert P. Merrill

Registered Patent Agent

Robert received his J.D from Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School. During law school, he placed 6th in the US Regional Negotiation competition and was a quarter-finalist for both the Trial Ad and Moot Court competitions. He received a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering and a Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah.


Prior to attending law school Robert worked as a research engineer at Ceramatec where he received a Patent for design improvements to enhance performance, stability and lifetime of high temperature fuel cells.  He also worked for IM Flash as a Quality Improvement Engineer/Scrap Coordinator. Robert’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, patentability studies, Trademark, Copyrights, and litigation.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D.
  • University of Utah – M.S., Mechanical Engineering
  • University of Utah – B.S., Material Science and Engineering

Prior Experience

  • IM Flash – Quality Improvement
  • Ceramatec – Research Engineer


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