Robert Leighton Presenting “Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity Issues In a Remote Work Environment”
Robert Leighton is a Principal in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Litigation groups. He represents clients in a wide-range of intellectual property issues, with a focus on patent and trademark litigation. Robert has substantial experience in all phases of litigation and arbitration, including trial. He also handles matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
In addition to litigating, Robert assists clients in obtaining and maintaining their worldwide trademark and service mark portfolios. He also assists clients in negotiating and documenting business transactions involving intellectual property, including licenses and assignments. Robert also frequently advises clients on issues relating to data privacy and security.
Robert has handled cases involving wireless devices, telecommunications, encryption, fiber optics, medical devices, biotechnology and nutritional technology, among others.
Illinois Leading Lawyers recognized him as an Emerging Lawyer in Intellectual Property and Copyright & Trademark Law in 2022 and 2023.
– magna cum laude
– Industrial Engineering