Robert A. Migliorini

  • Adjunct Professor


BS ChE, Tufts University
MS, Rochester Institute of Technology
MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology
JD, Quinnipiac University School of Law
LLM in Intellectual Property, Franklin Pierce Law Center

Adjunct Professor Robert Migliorini is an in-house intellectual property attorney with Exxon Mobil Corp. He counsels clients in the areas of patents (preparation, prosecution, opinions and litigation), intellectual property agreements and licensing, trade secret/copyright/trademark protection, and intellectual property management and training. Prof. Migliorini is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Florida, Maine, the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also instructs scientists, engineers, and managers in intellectual property fundamentals, including practical aspects of trademark, copyright, trade secret, patent law and technology agreements for Exxon Mobil Research & Engineering Company, the American Chemical Society and the Society of Plastics Engineers.



  1. Re-Thinking Patent Bar Admission: Which Bag of Tools Rules?; Dale Carlson, Robert Migliorini, Carolyn Vacchiano; 87 JPTOS 113 (2005).
  2. The Dedication to the Public Doctrine and Lessons for Patent Practioners; Robert Migliorini; 87 JPTOS 825 (2005).
  3. Past As Prologue For Patent Reform: Experience In Japan With Oppositions Suggests An Alternative Approach For The U.S. To Consider; Dale Carlson, Robert Migliorini; 88 JPTOS 101 (2006).
  4. Lessons for Avoiding Inequitable Conduct and Prosecution Laches in Patent Prosecution and Litigation; Robert Migliorini; 46 IDEA 221 (2006).
  5. Patent Reform at the Crossroads: Experience in the Far East with Oppositions Suggests an Alternative Approach for the U.S.; Dale Carlson, Robert Migliorini; 7 NCJLT 261 (2006).
  6. The Narrowed Experimental Use Exception to Patent Infringement and its Application to Patented Computer Software; Robert Migliorini; 88 JPTOS 523 (2006).
  7. Twelve Years Later: Provisional Patent Application Filing Revisited; Robert Migliorini, 89 JPTOS 437 (2007).