Dana Robinson is adjunct professor of law and director of the USPTO Trademark Clinic at California Western School of Law. Dana helped co-launch and direct the IP Clinic at University of San Diego School of Law, where he was adjunct faculty and taught trademark courses, and IP Survey. Dana graduated from USD School of Law in 1999, cum laude. His expertise includes a broad base of intellectual property law that covers copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and international intellectual property. His publications include Digital Rights Management Lite: Freeing Ebooks from Reader Devices and Software, 17 Va. J.L. & Tech. 152 (2012).
Dana has filed, managed and prosecuted thousands of trademarks over the course of his law practice career. He has represented clients in numerous trademark infringement actions, as well as cancellations, oppositions and appeals before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. His practice includes managing international trademark estates in over 40 countries. Dana has worked on domain name disputes, beginning with complex multi-party cybersquatting actions. Dana's trademark work has included the famous brands of many Las Vegas resorts, such as Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, Wynn, Palms, Treasure Island, Station Casinos, Stratosphere, Golden Nugget, and Stratosphere. Dana has also worked on hundreds of trademarks for non-casino clients, including La Terra Fina, Sunbelt Communications, Teligence Communications, UNLV, HyLoft, iGolf.com, and many others.
Dana has used his experience as a seasoned trademark prosecution attorney to teach and mentor, and compiled his cases into a practice guide that others can use for teaching trademark prosecution before the USPTO.
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