Rob is a member of Thompson Hine’s Executive Committee and a partner in the firm’s Antitrust, Competition & Distribution, Business Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups. He has significant experience litigating trade secret, unfair competition, copyright infringement, civil antitrust, non-competition, false advertising and other complex business cases throughout the United States.
In addition to his substantial trial and litigation experience, Rob regularly counsels clients in complex antitrust, intellectual property and competition issues. He has assisted manufacturers and other clients regarding international product distribution issues and agreements, competitive issues arising from joint ventures and other collaborations, and licensing and transfers of intellectual property.
Among his many professional and community activities, Rob is a past president of the Ohio State Bar Association (2007-08). He is a member of the Ohio State Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, Central District of Illinois and District of Colorado, the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.