Robert C. Okonowski



Robert C. Okonowski is an associate and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP.

Mr. Okonowski focuses his practice on drafting patent applications, advising clients on response strategies, and performing patentability, state of the art, and clearance searching and analysis, including formulation of design-around options. He has experience preparing patent applications in several different technology areas including robotics, sensing systems, wireless automobile battery charging systems, advanced driving assistance systems, autonomous driving, and communications systems within automobiles.


Mr. Okonowski earned his law degree from Wayne State University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2016), where he was president of the Wayne Intellectual Property Student Association, as well as president of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity. He received his bachelor of science, department honors, in electrical engineering from Oakland University (B.S.E., 2013), where he was a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honors Society.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Okonowski is an associate member of the Michigan Intellectual Property Inns of Court.


Mr. Okonowski is admitted to practice in Michigan and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.