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Erick S. Robinson

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Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson

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Erick Robinson Shares Insight on Third-Party Funding Disclosure Requirements with IAM

Spencer Fane partner Erick Robinson recently spoke with IAM reporter William New about the current debate over potential disclosure requirements for funding of U.S. patent litigation.

Erick Robinson Presents at UT Law’s Patent Institute

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson spoke on software patent eligibility at the University of Texas School of Law’s (UT Law) 27th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute on October 20 in Austin, Texas.

Sadaf Deedar Adds Depth to IP Practice for Spencer Fane in Houston Office

Spencer Fane is pleased to announce Sadaf Deedar has joined the Intellectual Property Practice Group as an associate in the firm’s Houston office.

Erick Robinson Named IP Strategist in IAM Strategy 300

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson has been selected for inclusion in the 2022 IAM Strategy 300: World’s Leading IP Strategy. Earlier this year, he was also honored in the 2022 IAM Strategy 300: Global Leaders Guide.

Erick Robinson Joins Patent Litigation Panel at IPWatchdog LIVE 2022

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson outlined the top issues impacting the future of patent litigation at IPWatchdog LIVE 2022 on September 12 in Dallas, Texas.

Erick Robinson Co-Authors Texas Lawyer Article on 2020-2021 Federal Circuit Patent Opinions

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson recently co-authored an article for Texas Lawyer on the increasingly large number of Federal Circuit opinions that grant mandamuses, reversing Western District of Texas Judge Alan D. Albright’s rulings denying patent defendant motions to transfer venue.

Erick Robinson Talks Western District of Texas Patent Changes with Law360

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently quoted in a Law360 article outlining the new court policy to randomly assign patent cases across the Western District of Texas. Erick mentions that “this order may only be temporary as Judge Garcia is set to retire in three months and U.S. District Judge Alia Moses will replace him as chief judge.”

Erick Robinson Discusses Patent Eligibility Restoration Act with IP Watchdog

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently quoted in an IP Watchdog article on the recently introduced Patent Eligibility Restoration Act of 2022, which would amend the U.S. Patent Act to clarify the application of 35 U.S.C. Section 101 to certain technologies.

Erick Robinson Quoted in Bloomberg Law Patent Article

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently quoted in a Bloomberg Law article discussing how patent owners and attorneys alike are reacting to the news that any new patent case in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas will be assigned randomly, ending the popular practice of judge shopping for U.S. District Judge Alan Albright.

Erick Robinson Talks SCOTUS Impact on Patent Eligibility Law with IP Watchdog

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently quoted in an IP Watchdog article discussing American Axle & Mfg., Inc. v. Neapco Holdings LLC, a case whose petition was just denied by the U.S. Supreme Court. That decision now leaves it to Congress and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to clarify the U.S. patent eligibility law.

The CAFC vs. Texas: Mandamus and the Battle Over Venue

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson discussed the current state of patent law related to venue, transfer, and mandamus during IPWatchdog’s Patent Litigation Masters 2022 event on May 23.

Erick Robinson Explores Patent Venue Mandamus Cases in the Western District of Texas

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson recently co-authored an article in Texas Lawyer on the wave of patent venue mandamus cases in the Western District of Texas.

Erick Robinson Provides Insight Patent Litigation in Texas

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently featured in two Law360 articles about patent litigation in Texas and mandamus orders from the Federal Circuit.

Erick Robinson Ranks in Top 2% of Patent Attorneys Nationwide in Patexia Insight Report

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently named to the “Most Active and Best Performing Patent Litigators of 2022” list by Patexia Insight.

Erick Robinson Named an IP Strategy 300 Global Leader for 2022

Spencer Fane attorney Erick Robinson was recently selected for inclusion in the 2022 IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders Guide (he was previously selected for 2021). The guide recognizes “leading figures in the IP world drawn from in-house, private practice, service providers and beyond.”

Robinson and Dunn Bolster Spencer Fane Intellectual Property Practice Group

Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Erick Robinson and Patrick Dunn have joined the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Robinson joins as a partner in the firm’s Houston and Austin offices, and will also serve as Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Group. Dunn is an associate based in the Austin office.