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Robin Phillips

Robin Phillips

Intellectual Property Litigator & Trial Lawyer

Los Angeles
California
Licensed in
CA
University of Houston Law Center

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About
Robin Phillips is a trial lawyer with over a decade of litigation experience. He has tried over 30 jury trials and negotiated settlements in hundreds of cases.

Phillips litigates intellectual property and business disputes.

Phillips began his career as a patent litigator at the international firm of McDermott Will & Emery, where he represented Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes disputes. He subsequently served as a Deputy District Attorney for 5 years in Los Angeles, where he was in court every day questioning witnesses, arguing motions and negotiating settlements.

In addition to his law degree, Phillips holds a Master’s degree in
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14
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Robin knows what he's doing and is easy to work with."

Patent Litigation
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Robin did a great job. He is an excellent lawyer."

Breach of Contract Litigation
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Los Angeles District Attorney's Office

Deputy District Attorney

Jan 2019 - Oct 2019

Tried over 20 felony and misdemeanor cases through to verdict as lead counsel
Questioned hundreds of witnesses during more than 400 preliminary hearings (mini-trials)
Drafted and argued motions including motions to dismiss and to preclude evidence
Prepared witnesses and experts to testify in court
Negotiated and settled hundreds of cases

Jan 2019 - Oct 2019

Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch

IP Litigation Associate

Mar 2010 - Jan 2015

Represented clients in high-stakes patent and securities fraud cases in federal and state court
Questioned witnesses at trial
Took and defended over 30 depositions
Argued motions
Prepared clients and experts for deposition and trial
Argued before the Ninth Circuit and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal
Briefed the U.S. Supreme Court in Davis v. Ayala, 135 S.Ct. 2187 (2015)

Mar 2010 - Jan 2015

McDermott Will & Emery

Patent Litigation Associate

Jun 2007 - Mar 2010

Represented clients in patent cases against Fortune 500 companies

Jun 2007 - Mar 2010

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