Robby Breetz is a patent lawyer who focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation. Robby has represented clients in a variety of patent matters, including infringement actions in federal district courts and before the International Trade Commission (ITC), in appeals before the Federal Circuit, in arbitration, and in patent prosecution and inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Robby has represented clients such as Qualcomm, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and Johnson & Johnson, among others in areas such as cellular, consumer, and automotive electronics; medical devices; computer simulations; modeling; and software.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Robby worked as a process and controls engineer for Procter & Gamble and as a patent agent for a boutique patent prosecution firm, where he concentrated on advances in the electronics sector, including semiconductor design and fabrication, cellular communications, power electronics, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) devices.
PTAB Bar Association Law Journal: Post-AIT Review of Real Party in Interest Decisions, PTAB Litigation Blog
- June, 2020
Post-AIT Review of Real Party in Interest Decisions (Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property Volume 19, Issue 4, Article 4)
- November 2018
Oil States and SAS Institute Open the Door for Increased Collaboration between the ITC and the PTO (ITC TLA 337 Reporter - 2018 Summer Associate Edition)
- Case Western Reserve University (J.D. magna cum laude 2019; Notes Editor, Law Review); The Ohio State University (M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering 2015; B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering magna cum laude 2014)
- Ohio, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
- Extern to: Judge Kathleen M. O'Malley, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit (Fall 2018) and Judge Karen Nelson Moore, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (Summer 2017)