Robert A. Gentile



Robert A. Gentile is an associate and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP where he is a member of the Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies Practice. He has experience preparing and prosecuting utility and design patent applications, as well as counseling clients on a variety of patent related issues across various technology areas, with a particular focus in consumer products, action sports and outdoor sporting equipment, thermodynamic systems, energy generation/storage systems, and vehicle systems and subsystems—including internal combustion, hybrid, and electrified powertrains, as well as motorcycles and bicycles.


Robert earned his law degree, cum laude, from Marquette University Law School (J.D., 2021). Robert received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering (B.S., 2014) from the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), minoring in business management, while earning Dean’s List and High Honors.


Robert is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


Using Upfront IP Licensing to Reduce Future Supply Chain Disruptions
18 August 2022
Manufacturing Industry Advisor