Robert B. Milligan
Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Los Angeles, Calif., United States

Robert Milligan is a Los Angeles, California-based partner in the Litigation and Labor & Employment Departments of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  His practice encompasses a wide variety of commercial litigation and employment matters, including general business disputes, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, and other intellectual property theft.  He also specializes in trade secret, non-compete, privacy and data protection litigation and transactional work on a state, national, and international platform. 

Mr. Milligan is the Chair of the State Bar of California’s Trade Secret Committee/Interest Group and Intellectual Property Executive Committee Member. He is also the Chair of ITechLaw’s Intellectual Property Committee and Co-Chair of the ABA Trade Secrets and Contractual Interference Committee.  He also serves as a contributing editor of Trade Secret Litigation and Protection in California and is an author of chapters in Continuing Education of the Bar’s Trade Secrets Practice in California. 

Mr. Milligan frequently lectures and writes on timely trade secret and other intellectual property issues and is the editor of his firm’s trade secret blog, www.tradesecretslaw.com.  Mr. Milligan earned his J.D. from the University of California, Davis, King Hall School of Law and earned his undergraduate degree from Gonzaga University.