J. Robert Chambers

J. Robert Chambers

Of Counsel
Cincinnati, Ohio

J. Robert Chambers is Of Counsel with Wood, Herron & Evans, and is involved in all phases of the firm's intellectual property practice. His expertise is concentrated in the areas of litigation and client counseling. Admitted to the Michigan Bar in 1972 and the Ohio bar in 1974, Bob is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He joined Wood, Herron & Evans in 1974.

During his years of litigation practice, he has handled cases in federal and state courts across the country, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Bob is the author of a number of articles on jury trials in patent cases and reviews of Federal Circuit rulings on patent matters and is listed in the Intellectual Property Section of The Best Lawyers in America®.

Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering and a Master of Science degree from The Ohio State University in 1968. He then graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor degree from Wayne State University in 1972.

Bob is an active member of the American, Ohio, and Cincinnati Bar Associations and the American and Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Associations. He resides in Anderson Township, Ohio with his wife Jan.

Areas of Practice

  • Chemicals/Materials Science
  • Litigation/Dispute Resolution
  • Post Grant Options

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1972
  • Ohio, 1974
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • Juris Doctor magna cum laude - 1972
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    • B.S.
    • Major: Metallurgical Engineering
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    • M.S. - 1968
    • Major: Metallurgical Engineering

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Intellectual Property, 1996 - 2020
  • Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America® “Lawyer of the Year”, Litigation - Intellectual Property Law, Cincinnati, 2013 - 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Federal Bar Association