Mr Robert Appleby > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States


Robert Appleby is a partner in the intellectual property litigation group. Robert’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including litigation involving patents, copyrights, trade secrets and related contract, unfair competition, and antitrust claims in state and federal courts. Robert primarily represents clients in matters involving the electrical arts, such as internet data networking, wireless telephony, audio and video compression, optical amplifiers, electroluminescent phosphors, internet browsers and software, and has considerable experience in jury trials concerning these technologies. In addition, Robert has experience in design patent matters, including representing a client in a jury trial in defense of a design patent infringement claim. Robert also focuses a significant portion of his practice on appellate litigation involving intellectual property issues.

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United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

Kirkland & Ellis LLP houses a stellar bench of experienced trial lawyers, including the New York-based Gregory Arovas, Robert Appleby, Joseph Loy, and Todd Friedman; James Hurst, Amanda Hollis, and Bryan Hales in Chicago; Michael De Vries and Ellisen Turner in Los Angeles; Adam Alper in San Francisco; Gregg LoCascio and John O’Quinn in Washington DC; and Jeannie Heffernan in Austin. Operating across the country, the practice is a preferred choice for major industry clients for a wide gamut of patent disputes, litigating cases before district courts, the Federal Circuit, the ITC, the PTAB, and the Supreme Court. The group has particular expertise in the semiconductor, telecommunications, technology, electronics and pharmaceutical industries.