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Robin W. Asher

Intellectual Property Deputy Group Leader




Detroit College of Law, J.D., 1992

Michigan Technological University, B.S. 1988

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals

  • Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan 
  • Northern District of Mississippi

European Patent Office

Board of Patent Appeals

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 

U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

Robin W. Asher practices intellectual property law, focusing on patent, trademark, copyright and technology transfer matters, as well as intellectual property litigation.

His experience includes administration, management and prosecution of patent portfolios for several Fortune 500 companies; and advising in-house counsel, company management and engineers. He is also experienced in preparation and analysis of patentability, validity and infringement searches and opinions; preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications; negotiation of license agreements and technology assignments; and litigation counseling.

Robin has handled intellectual property matters for a variety of automotive manufacturers and suppliers in the areas of automotive interiors, brake systems, engines, cable controls, air bags and restraints, manufacturing methods and equipment, and robotics. 


Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2013-present

Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, 2015

"40 Under 40," Crain’s Detroit Business, 2002

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan

Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association