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