Robert K. Jain

Robert K. Jain

Robert Jain is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent & Trademark Office and a member of the Hopkins & Carley’s Intellectual Property Litigation Department. He primarily focuses on patent litigation, complex IP matters, and post-grant reviews (IPRs, PGRs, and ex parte reexaminations).

Robert works with a diverse range of clients from start-ups to multinational corporations to defend and enforce intellectual property rights. His practice spans a wide range of technologies, including, for example:

  • Speech recognition / virtual assistants
  • Distributed computing and cloud infrastructure
  • Content delivery networks (CDNs)
  • Video encoding / decoding
  • Data storage devices and optimization

Prior to joining Hopkins & Carley, Robert worked at UnifiedPatents®, an international member-based organization, where he fought to improve patent quality by assisting in the prosecution of inter partes reviews challenging patents of dubious quality. Robert also previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul Grewal at the District Court for the Northern District of California.


  • Frequent Filers? What the Data Says about Parallel PTAB Cases, Landslide, American Bar Association, Vol. 12, No. 1 (September/October 2019).
  • Rehear Here: Tracking Successful Requests for Rehearing in Inter Partes Reviews, Landslide, American Bar Association, Vol. 11, No. 2 (November 2018).
  • The Effect of Alice on Covered Business Methods (CBM) Reviews, 14 NW. J. Tech. & Intell. Prop. 381 (2017).
  • How PTAB Proceedings Are Driving District Court Settlements, Intellectual Asset Management (March/April 2016).
  • State Bar of California (2016)
  • USPTO (2020)
  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
  • B.A., Political Science, James Madison University

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