Robert Greenspoon

Phone: 312-551-9500

Email: rgreenspoon@dbllawyers.com

Office: Chicago IL

Practice Areas
  • Federal appeals in the United States Circuit Courts and in the United States Supreme Court
  • Complex litigation including patent and other intellectual property cases Patent prosecution and litigation at the USPTO (including the Patent Trial and Appeal Board)
  • General intellectual property counseling
Awards and Honors
  • National Law Journal Trailblazer, Intellectual Property (2017)
  • IAM Strategy 300 (2016-2018)
  • Illinois Super Lawyer — Intellectual Property Litigation (2013-2022)
  • Martindale-Hubbell rated AV-Preeminent

Robert Greenspoon

Partner
Bio

Robert Greenspoon is a Partner at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig. Mr. Greenspoon is a registered patent attorney who concentrates his practice in the litigation, trial, and appeal of patent and other complex cases. Rare among lawyers, his practice spans every aspect of the patent field. He works with inventors to file new patent applications, defends those inventions in all types of Patent Office proceedings (including PTAB challenges), tries patent cases in the courts, argues for appellants and appellees in patent appeals at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and brings and defends patent proceedings at the United States Supreme Court.

Education
  • J.D., University of Michigan (1995)
  • A.B., Physics and the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Chicago (1992)
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Federal, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Courts for the District of Arizona
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Courts for the District of Connecticut
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Courts for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Courts for the Western District of New York
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
Experience

Mr. Greenspoon argued the winning appeals in 3M Company v. Evergreen Adhesives, Inc. (Federal Circuit Appeal No. 20-1738), Opticurrent, LLC v. Power Integrations, Inc. (Federal Circuit, Appeal No. 19-2141, 2020), D’Agostino v. MasterCard Int’l Inc., 844 F.3d 945 (Fed. Cir. 2016), Medtronic v. LifePort Sciences (Federal Circuit, Appeal No. 15-1862, 2016), Computer Software Protection v. Adobe Systems, Inc. (Federal Circuit, Appeal No. 15-1608, 2016), Zayed v. Associated Bank, 779 F.3d 727 (8th Cir. 2015), 1st Media, LLC v. Electronic Arts, Inc., et. al., 694 F.3d 1367 (Fed. Cir. 2012), HyperPhrase v. Google (Federal Circuit, Appeal No. 07-1125, 2007), 1st Technology v. Bodog (Federal Circuit, Appeal No. 08-1132, 2008), and IMS Technology, Inc. v. Haas Automation, Inc., 206 F.3d 1422 (Fed. Cir. 2000).

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