Robert R.L.


Rob Kohse oversees and protects the intellectual property rights of clients in the United States and abroad. His practice encompasses patent infringement, licensing disputes, trade secret protection and unfair competition. Rob has been involved in numerous aspects of the patent trial and in support of patent litigation. He conducts pre-filing investigation activity and fact and expert discovery; prepares claim construction, summary judgment, and judgment as a matter of law (JMOL) briefs; takes and defends depositions of experts and non-experts; and presents oral argument in court. Rob assists with cases in both federal and state courts and represents clients in alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation.

Many of Rob’s clients are in the technology industry. He represents a diverse range of technology sector clients in patent litigation and counseling matters. Rob advises clients in patent litigation involving electrical devices and wireless networks, as well as computer software and business methods. He has been engaged to represent clients in the consumer electronics, medical device, banking, telecommunications, and software industries. His clients vary from large corporations and start-up businesses to universities and research institutes.
Rob is a member of the Federal Circuit Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia.

Selected Experience

Professional Activities

Member, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association

  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

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Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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