Roy was named 2020 Baltimore Patent Law "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers.
Roy is a practicing patent attorney who represents scientists, engineers and technology-oriented companies. He helps clients protect, defend and commercialize their intellectual property.
Formerly an electronic design and software engineer, Roy has more than 20 years of experience in patent procurement, licensing and transactions as well as in trademark, copyright, trade dress and trade secret issues. He also represents clients in all phases of patent litigation, including district court proceedings and federal circuit appeals, and has provided expert witness testimony in several patent lawsuits.
Roy is active in civic and professional organizations and past chair of the Maryland State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section. He is an adjunct professor who holds his J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore, and B.S.E.E. and B.A. from Lehigh University.
Expert Witness, Bernardo Footwear, LLC v. Howard Rose et al. (Patent), Montgomery County, Maryland, 2007
Expert Witness, Dr. James N. Campbell, et al. v. Holland & Knight, LLP and Computer Patent Annuities (Patent), Baltimore, Maryland, 2006
Expert Witness, Michael W. Dickinson, Inc. v. T.C. Simons, Inc. et al. (Patent), Baltimore County, Maryland, 2003
Named to Band 1 of Intellectual Property by Chambers USA© since 2016
Named to Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent Law, Patent Law and Technology Law since 2011
Named Baltimore's "Lawyer of the Year" in Technology Law by Best Lawyers in America®, 2015 and 2018
Named Baltimore's "Lawyer of the Year" in Patent Law by Best Lawyers in America®, 2013, 2016 and 2020
Named Baltimore's "Lawyer of the Year" in Litigation - Patent Law by Best Lawyers in America®, 2013
Member, American Bar Association
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member, Federal Bar Association
Member, Licensing Executives Society
Adjunct Professor, University of Baltimore Center for Technology Commercialization
Member, Muscular Dystrophy Association Steering Committee for Top 100 Lawyers Who Care Events
Member, Maryland State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
Baltimore County Leadership
J.D., cum laude, University of Baltimore School of Law, 1989
M.B.A., University of Baltimore, 1989
B.A., B.S., Lehigh University, 1982
United States District Court of Maryland
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Court of Appeals of Maryland