Rob Wells’s practice focuses on developing value through creating and building strategically developed patent portfolios. With a special interest in helping companies craft effective patent plans to block competitors and build corporate value in new and developing high-tech markets, Mr. Wells works closely with clients to ensure their patents align with and support their business goals. Mr. Wells has extensive experience with patent litigation and patent prosecution, as well as portfolio management, licensing, and client counseling involving various intellectual property issues. He has experience in matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and federal trial courts. Mr. Wells works with a wide variety of technologies, including 3D printing, robotics, optoelectronics, and other computing technologies. Mr. Wells is an active member of Finnegan's 3D printing and robotics practices. He also serves as the chair of AIPLA’s IP Practice in Latin America committee.