Kevin G. Rooney | Partner
Practice Areas: Categories: Electrical/Electronics, Licensing, Mechanical/Aerospace, Patents, Trademarks
Kevin G. Rooney is a Partner with Wood Herron & Evans and is involved in all facets of the firm’s practice. He focuses his expertise on patent and trademark procurement, enforcement, counseling and strategic planning. His experience includes a wide range of counseling on areas ranging from medical devices and industrial equipment to telecommunications including wireless technologies.
Prior to joining Wood Herron & Evans in 1992, Kevin was a patent examiner for five years focusing mainly on medical devices. He also held a detail in the Office of Legislative and International Affairs at the United States Patent and Trademark Office where he advised the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office on intellectual property aspects of trade agreements and treaties. Kevin is also heavily involved with international patent procurement matters. Cincy Business Magazine has consistently named Kevin a Leading Lawyer in the specialty of patent and intellectual property law based on voting by his peers.
Ohio Bar (1992)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The George Washington University National Law Center, J.D. (with honors, 1992)
University of Cincinnati, B.S, Mechanical Engineering (1987)
Professional Affiliations & Experience:
- The Ohio and Cincinnati Bar Associations
- The American and Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Associations
- Arbitrator for the Dispute Resolution Services Department of the Council of Better Business Bureaus
- Adjunct Professor of Patent Law and Procedure at Northern Kentucky University’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law