Robert McKellar graduated from Alma College in 1960 with a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry. He also holds a Medical Technology degree from St. Luke’s Hospital (1962).
McKellar graduated from University of Detroit, School of Law (1974), and attended Parker School of International Law, New York City (1986).
McKellar retired from Dow Corning Corporation in the role of General Patent Counsel. He has written and prosecuted over 600 U.S. patent applications and well over 4,000 foreign patents.
McKellar is a member of the American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Federal Circuit Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Midland County Bar Association, and the Saginaw Valley Patent Law Association.
McKellar is registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a patent attorney and is registered to practice before the State Courts of Michigan, the Federal District Courts and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. His experience includes federal and state agencies. He has worked before the EPA, DOT, FDA, government contracts and is working with colleges and universities. He has handled matters before the United States Trade Commission relative to importation and exportation of patented articles, devices, and processes and has handled Trade Secret matters. He specializes in licensing and license negotiations.
Proficient in foreign patent practice, McKellar handles business and patent matters arising in foreign countries, as well as matters arising in the United States and moving to foreign countries. McKellar has consulted with U.S. and international firms.
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