Publications and Presentations

Bob has spoken to numerous groups on intellectual property subjects and authored more than 50 published articles, including:

PATENT LITIGATION

  • De Facto Apportionment of Design Patent Damages: But the Supreme Court Says It Ain't So! State Bar of California New Matter Journal (2017)
  • Enhanced Patent Damages:  The "Halo Effect," State Bar of California New Matter Journal (2016)
  • Fighting Patent Trolls: New Weapons Emerge, Business Law Today (American Bar Association) (June, 2015)
  • Sins of Omission: Panduit's Overreach in Patent Model Jury Instructions, State Bar of California New Matter Journal (2015)
  • Patent Troll Litigation: In House Strategies and Challenges, 39th Annual Intellectual Property Institute of the California Bar’s Intellectual Property Section (2014)
  • When Patent Infringement Suits Meet Low Infringing Sales, Corporate Counsel Magazine (2014)
  • Sued by a Troll? Five Ways Small Businesses Can Fight Back, Santa Cruz Tech Beat (2014)
  • Willfully Blind: The Causation Anomaly in Patent Lost Profits Awards, State Bar of California New Matter journal (2013)
  • Design Patent Litigation: Validity and Remedies, AIPLA webinar (2010)
  • Departing Employees and Intellectual Property, State Bar of California Annual Meeting (2010)
  • Beyond the Scope of the Claims -- Patent Damages and Apportionment, State Bar of California New Matter Journal (2010) (related papers published in IP Litigator magazine (2009) and for AIPLA online presentation on patent damages (2009))
  • Design Patent Enforcement After 'Egyptian Goddess', State Bar of California New Matter journal (2009)
  • The Case In Favor of Federal Circuit De Novo Review, State Bar of California New Matter journal (2007)
  • Departing Employees and 'Abandoned' Research, State Bar of California New Matter journal (2005)
  • 'Equivalence' by Any Other Name, State Bar of California New Matter journal (2002)

UNAUTHORIZED DEALERS

TRADEMARK LITIGATION

TRADE SECRET LITIGATION

  • Trade Secret First Aid: What to Do in the First 48 Hours, presentation for clients (2015)
  • Patents vs. Trade Secrets: When Should Inventions Remain Trade Secrets? AIPLA Conference presentation paper (2002)

OTHER IP AND BUSINESS ISSUES

  • Startup Companies: Protecting IP, Trivalley Startup Group, Livermore (2015)
  • More Than Meets the Eye: Hidden IP, State Bar of California Litigation Section Webinar, January 2015
  • Creative Remedies for Domain Name Disputes, California Lawyer (1999)
  • RICO And The 'Net: Racketeering Attacks In Domain Name Disputes, Mealey's Litigation Report: Intellectual Property (1997)
  • Copyright Registration of a Competitor's Logo, State Bar of California New Matter journal (1995)
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