Bob Berliner, Jd
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER
accounting & business administration
Life Science Div
Mr. Berliner was a founding member of the intellectual property firm of Robbins, Berliner & Carson L.L.P. for more than 25 years, becoming a partner of the international general law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. following the 1997 merger of the two firms. Having decades of practice in all aspects of intellectual property, and having developed an extensive network of top rated intellectual property firms in over twenty countries, he founded Berliner & Associates specializing in patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing and litigation, both in the United States and worldwide. He has close familiarity with the special needs of University patent portfolios and in assisting in the formation and operations of early stage companies. Bob is a member of the Intellectual Property Rights panel of the American Arbitration Association, and has served as arbitrator in significant patent and trade secret disputes. Mr. Berliner is a founding Director and currently is on the Board of the Southern California Biomedical Council. Mr. Berliner received a B.Sc. in Chemistry in 1956 from The City College of New York and a J.D. in 1960 from Michigan State University. In December 2010 he will receive an Honorary Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Colorado. He is the published author of articles on technology licensing, and other intellectual property topics and has been a panelist or speaker at numerous conferences. Mr. Berliner was admitted to practice law in Michigan in 1961 and in California in 1966. He is also licensed to practice before the Federal District Courts of Central and Southern California, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.