Dr. Leopold von Gerlach

Leopold von Gerlach is global Chair of Hogan Lovells. He maintains his client practice and, with trial experience of more than 20 years, is a wholehearted and extremely versatile litigator. Protecting his clients’ brands, technologies, and designs against any type of theft, imitation, exploitation, or other type of infringement is his main strength. He has … Read more

Jeremy J. Taylor

Jeremy Taylor works closely with high-tech clients on intellectual property disputes and counseling. By developing deep relationships with technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the country, Mr. Taylor understands the goals of his clients and works to solve IP disputes accordingly. In addition to handling active lawsuits, as a trained engineer … Read more

Clara J. Shin

Clara Shin is a first-chair trial lawyer who specializes in intellectual property and complex commercial disputes. She co-chairs the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, which The American Lawyer named as the California Litigation Department of the Year. Clients frequently call on Ms. Shin in late stages of litigation to take matters to trial or reorient … Read more

Robert Schlossberg

Bob has over 30 years’ experience representing clients on a full range of antitrust matters before the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division and the Federal Trade Commission. Listed as a leading lawyer by Global Counsel, Euromoney Expert Guides and The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers, Bob has also advised on acquisitions by foreign … Read more

Frank W. Ryan

Frank Ryan provides legal and strategic advice to domestic and multinational clients who draw on his experience in high-stakes litigation, intellectual property, media and sports, complex commercial and sovereign related issues. Frank’s clients turn to him as a go-to strategist and litigator for their most important matters. He has handled numerous jury trials and domestic … Read more

Brian C. Riopelle

Brian, former chair of the firm’s IP Litigation/Patents Department and member of the Technology Oversight Committee, is recognized as one of the leading intellectual property litigators in the nation. Brian is repeatedly included in The Best Lawyers in America for intellectual property and was named 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – Patent (Richmond). … Read more

Edward H. Rice

Edward H. Rice is a trial lawyer who focuses on complex commercial litigation and, in particular, intellectual property disputes. For more than 30 years, Ed has safely navigated clients through challenging lawsuits by presenting difficult concepts in simple, clear and compelling terms. Ed began his career at a large national law firm, after which he … Read more

Christopher J. Renk

Christopher Renk focuses his practice on litigating patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, false advertising and unfair competition cases. His broad experience includes successful representation of both plaintiffs and defendants as lead and co-counsel in jury trials, bench trials and appeals. His cases have involved a broad range of topics, including computer software, consumer electronics, product … Read more

Greg Polins

Greg Polins has litigated cases at both the trial and appellate stage in federal and state courts throughout the country, including patent infringement, trade secret, trademark infringement, false advertising, and product liability litigation. In addition to substantial trial experience, Greg has experience with other avenues of dispute resolution, including inter partes review and arbitration proceedings. … Read more

Adam L. Perlman

Adam Perlman, a nationally recognized first-chair patent trial lawyer, represents clients across a range of technologies. In particular, he represents brand-name pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman trials and Federal Circuit appeals. Mr. Perlman regularly serves as lead counsel in major patent litigation matters in district courts throughout the United States as well as before the US … Read more