Robert is a Patent Agent who focuses on patents involving inventions in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields.

Before Fox Rothschild

Robert earned combined bachelors and masters degrees from Bucknell University (BS, 1974, cum laude; MS, 1975). He earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from Princeton University in 1979. Thereafter, he worked as a postdoctoral associate at the Agricultural University, Wageningen, the Netherlands (1979) studying macroheterocycle synthesis, which was followed by a postdoctoral appointment at Penn State University (1980-1982), where he studied biological chemistry.

Robert worked as a Discovery Chemist at FMC Corporation, Princeton, NJ, for 24 years (1983-2006), where he led discovery programs in plant growth regulators, herbicides, and insecticides, involving various enzyme, receptor, and ion channel target sites. His work resulted in 30 patents.