robphillips@reedsmith.com

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Rob is a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property Group. He represents leading corporations in patent, trademark, trade dress, unfair competition, and copyright litigation matters in federal courts throughout the country. Rob also counsels clients on all aspects of intellectual property development and protection, including clearance, acquisition, licensing and enforcement.

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers of Northern California, 2014, 2015
  • World Trademark Review 1000, 2011 – 2017
  • Legal 500, 2008
  • Bay Area Lawyer

Credentials

  • University of San Francisco School of Law, 1985, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1982, B.A., with high honors

  • California

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court - District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court - District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
  • California State Bar Association, Member
  • International Trademark Association, Member