Rob Courtney’s practice emphasizes patent litigation in the areas of electrical engineering and information technology. Rob’s litigation experience includes numerous matters in U.S. district courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Rob has handled cases involving consumer electronics, sintered rare earth magnets, semiconductors, identity management, interactive entertainment, computer networking, and cryptography. Rob has experience in all phases of litigation, including pre-filing practice, discovery, summary judgment, trial, post-trial, and appeal.

Rob also has experience as a judicial clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where he worked for the Honorable Raymond C. Clevenger III (2011–2012) and the Honorable Sharon Prost (2011).

Prior to attending law school, Rob worked at the Center for Democracy & Technology (2000-2003) as a lobbyist and analyst for digital copyright, internet governance, privacy, and spam. As a law student, he worked at Google Inc. on intellectual property and legislative policy issues.