Robert R Waters - Waters Law Office

Robert R. Waters formed Waters Law Group in 1999 for the purpose of providing high quality legal services for intellectual property, personal injury and commercial litigation matters.

Mr. Waters is an experienced litigator in a variety of federal and state courts, who also understands the need for litigation strategy to harmonize with business goals and objectives. Mr. Waters has a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and is a Registered Professional Engineer with ten years of engineering experience prior to moving into a legal career. Mr. Waters is a Registered Patent Attorney with extensive experience drafting patents in the electrical, mechanical, software and business method arts for both corporate clients and individual inventors. Mr. Waters also practices in the trademark, copyright and trade secret areas.

Mr. Waters litigated experience has included trials in patent infringement, trade secret violation, medical malpractice, commercial disputes, minerals and personal injury.


Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Juris Doctorate 1997
Marshall University, Huntington WV Masters in Business Admin. - 1990
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN Bachelors of Science, Electrical Engineering – 1984


Admitted to practice in Commonwealth of Kentucky
Admitted to practice in State of West Virginia
United States Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia


Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Justice Association
Louisville Bar Association
West Virginia Bar Association
Engineers Club of Huntington

Publications & Presentations

“Careers In Intellectual Property for Engineers”  –  Corporate Sponsor and Presentation, National Association of Engineering Student Counsels, Galt House, Louisville KY – April 15, 2011

“Patent Litigation & The Engineering Expert”  –  presentation at Rose-Hulman Inst. Of Technology, Terre Haute, IN –  March 2010, February 2009

“Intellectual Property Law Update”  –  co-presenter, Kentucky Bar Association, KBA Annual Update, October 2008.

Former Adjunct Professor, Marshall University College of Business, teaching Statistics.


Louisville Office

  • 12802 Townepark Way, Ste 200
  • Louisville KY  40243
  • Phone: (502)425-2424
  • Fax: (502)425-9724

Huntington Office

  • 633 7th St
  • Huntington WV  25701
  • Phone: (304)522-6658
  • Fax: (304)522-7722