Robert A. Gentile

Patent Law Clerk


Robert A. Gentile is a patent law clerk with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Gentile is a member of the Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies Practice. He has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications involving various technologies, with a particular focus in action sports and outdoor sporting equipment, vehicle systems and subsystems, thermodynamic systems, and energy generation/storage systems.

Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Gentile served as an engineering intern, researching and experimenting with the redesign of an electrical throttle down system on generator and welder units. He has also held positions as a deposit operations intern to a finance company, and as a summer intern to a logistics company.


Mr. Gentile received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering (B.S., high honors, 2014) from the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), minoring in business management. He earned Dean’s List and Honors every trimester, and he was a recipient of both the Dr. Peter I. Georgeson Scholarship and the Tau Beta Pi Stabile Scholarship. Mr. Gentile served Tau Beta Pi as a recording secretary. He also was a member of Sigma Sigma Pi and served on the executive board of the MSOE Investment Club. Mr. Gentile is currently attending Marquette University Law School to obtain his J.D.


Mr. Gentile is admitted to practice as a patent agent before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.