Robert Mihran Cox serves as a member of the board of trustees of The Lang School and of the alumni council of Williams College - Mystic Seaport. Rob is an attorney in private practice specializing in intellectual property law (patent, trademark & copyright), business formation, and transactions. He serves as outside general counsel to international and NYC-based businesses. Robert is an entrepreneur with active ventures in industrial components manufacturing, the food+beverage industry, and sustainable diapering systems. Prior to entering into private practice Robert was a Patent Attorney with Rothwell Figg Earnst & Manbeck in Washington, DC where he gained experience in Patent Prosecution, Litigation and Transactions. He also has experience in medical research and statistical analysis. Robert earned a BA in Biology from Swarthmore College in 2003 and a concurrent JD+MA in Law and Conflict Resolution at Georgetown University in 2009. Rob and his wife Heidi are the proud parents of three children, including Ethan who has attended The Lang School since 2018.