Robert A. Gutkin, Of Counsel
Robert A. Gutkin is Counsel in the firm's Intellectual Property section. Bob has tried cases in state and federal courts before judges and juries, and participated in all aspects of alternative dispute resolution, including arbitrations and mediations. He has also been successful in developing innovative approaches and strategy to resolve significant disputes and avoid litigation.
Bob's work on intellectual property matters includes the representation of clients in patent infringement cases on technologies as diverse as: surgical lasers, cryogenic devices, magnetic resonance imaging equipment, cellular technology, fiber optics, catalytic converters, lubricants for dental handpieces, gravity feed displays and smart card manufacturing. He has tried patent infringement cases on complex technology before juries, where it was critical to simplify the presentation of issues of law and technology. Bob also regularly represents clients on matters involving trademark, copyright and unfair competition cases.
Bob has represented clients in complex commercial litigation, and in proceedings before the Senate Committee on Banking and the House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform.
He is a frequent lecturer on topics that include arbitration, electronic discovery, patent litigation strategies and has served as an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He has served on the Discovery Committee for the Intellectual Property Owners Association and has published articles on patent litigation topics that include the due diligence process prior to filing patent litigation.
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Articles in the National Law Review database by Robert A. Gutkin: