Rex A. Donnelly Shareholder | Wilmington, DE
Because you’re busy…
You need someone who will take the time to understand your business, your technology, and the demands of your job . . . who is dedicated to never sending you a problem without a thoughtful and well-researched recommendation for a solution…who has the experience to deliver results. Whether you are a C-suite executive, part of an in-house legal team, or just starting a new venture, Rex understands your time is valuable and his job is to provide the highest caliber service, on time, in a way that fits your budget and makes you shine.
As the Managing Shareholder of RatnerPrestia’s Wilmington Office, Rex enjoys a well-rounded practice with significant experience in every facet of Intellectual Property (IP) law. From devising comprehensive and cost effective protection strategies, to procuring rights that have value, to licensing, enforcing and/or defending those rights, Rex has been guiding clients large and small for two decades. Although Rex has served as Delaware counsel through trial and as lead, local, consulting, or coordinating counsel for IP litigation throughout the U.S. and around the globe, Rex never lets his clients miss an opportunity to find a business solution to their legal challenges. Leveraging his extensive enforcement and licensing experience, Rex’s continued hands-on involvement in drafting and prosecuting patents, trademarks, and copyrights produces results with a broad scope of protection ready to withstand a challenge.
Having spent nearly ten years as an engineer and environmental consultant for a Fortune 15 chemical corporation prior to becoming an attorney, Rex understands the corporate environment, the context in which technology, branding, and creativity support business, and the importance that practical legal advice plays in helping a business achieve its goals. Having never forgotten his mechanical and chemical process engineering roots, Rex collaborates with clients to ensure the broadest possible coverage for their inventions and brands. In short, Rex’s technical and legal experience in a wide array of technologies and industries, his business acumen, and his balanced perspective provide a solid base that fosters understanding of your technical and legal challenges and delivery of welcome solutions designed for success.