Robert “Bob” Hollingshead focuses his intellectual property practice on patent litigation, adversarial patent license negotiations, settlement negotiations, and related counseling. Bob represents clients in litigations and license negotiations relating to electronics, mechanical systems, automotive, semiconductor design and fabrication, display technologies, software, wireless telecommunications, medical devices, and metallurgical and magnetic technologies. He has developed a broad practice focused on Japan, having lived and worked in Japan for more than 17 years.
Bob works with clients to develop tailored strategies for litigation, licensing, patent procurement, interpartes review proceedings, and portfolio development. He regularly leads adversarial patent licensing negotiations and transactions on behalf of Japanese and global corporations. Bob regularly represents clients in U.S. District Court proceedings and before the International Trade Commission (ITC).
Bob is a registered patent attorney and a former patent examiner with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he examined patent applications related to liquid crystal display.