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Robert M. Downey was born in Mineola, New York. Mr. Downey attended the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y. where he received his Bachelor of Science degree, with honors. Following college, Mr. Downey attended the University of Miami School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor (Law) degree. Following his graduation from the Merchant Marine Academy, Robert Downey served six years as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve, both as a Lieutenant JG and a Lieutenant. Mr. Downey is registered to practice as a patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Downey was formerly with the firm Malloy & Malloy, P.A. in Miami and started his owned Intellectual Property Law practice in 1993. Robert and his wife Angela married in 1988 and have 2 sons, John and Robert Jr.


Practice areas


  1. Patent Application: 55%
    27 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. Trademark Application: 20%
    27 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Intellectual Property: 10%
    27 years, 5 thousand cases
  4. Trademark: 5%
    27 years, 50 cases
  5. Other: 10%
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Hourly ($325-425/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

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  • Jennie Sue Malloy

    I have worked with Robert Downey on various intellectual property matters over the years and know first hand that he is a dedicated and talented professional, who is at the same time both personable and conscientious. As such, I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Jennie Malloy Intellectual property Attorney
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Contact info

6751 N Federal Hwy Ste 300
Boca Raton, FL, 334871647


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar2013
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar2012
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar2011
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar2010
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar2009
Board Certified - Intellectual Property LawFlorida Bar2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Patent Attorney, OwnerRobert M. Downey, P.A.1993 - Present
Patent AttorneyMalloy & Malloy, Pa1989 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationN/A2009 - Present
International Trademark AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Florida BarMember1989 - Present
United States Patent and Trademark OfficeRegistered Patent Attorney1989 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
United States Merchant Marine AcademyNautical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1984
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
TheLawTV.comIntellectual Property Law2012
TheLawTV.ComPatent Law2012