Whether you're a novice or highly experienced inventor, a small business owner, an executive in a multinational corporation, or the founder of a new but innovative technology startup company, the Bauer Law Offices can help you secure your legal rights and solidify your position in the global marketplace.  Protecting intellectual property and managing intellectual property risk requires advisors who understand your business objectives and your technology.  The Bauer Law Offices offer a unique combination of business, technical, and legal expertise that provides its clients with quality service at a value that is not available from larger firms. 

Our attorneys have substantial experience focused on intellectual property and technology law.  Unlike larger firms, we focus on a few things and do them exceptionally well.  We pride ourselves on our ability to work closely with our clients to develop intellectual property and legal strategies that support and further their business needs.


Robert Bauer

Robert Bauer is the founder of Bauer Law Offices.  He has 25 years of experience, working first as a Patent Examiner in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and then practicing initially in Washington, DC and New York after attending law school.  Most recently, he was the founding Chair of the intellectual property and technology law department at a general practice firm in Pennsylvania.  In 2001, he became one of the founding editors of The SciTech Lawyer, and remained the Online Editor until 2015.  He has lectured domestically and internationally, authored a report cited by the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit, and testified before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.  Since 2010, he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America   Mr. Bauer has a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree from Stony Brook University and a law (J.D.) degree from the George Washington University Law School.

Kristen Lemme

Kristen Lemme is a paralegal at the Bauer Law Offices handling Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and foreign intellectual property matters.  She has 15 years of experience.  Prior to joining the Bauer Law Offices, she worked with several law firms in California and established her own independent business providing paralegal services and docketing assistance to patent attorneys and agents.  Ms. Lemme has an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies from the Arizona State University.  She may be contacted at klemme (at) bauer (dot) law.