C. Brandon Rash
Brandon Rash practices all aspects of patent-related work, with a focus on patent litigation in federal district courts and at the U.S. International Trade Commission. Mr. Rash's broad experience spans from pre-litigation investigation through trial and appeal, including taking and defending depositions; drafting and arguing discovery, claim construction, and pre-trial motions; drafting summary judgment and post-trial motions and appellate briefs; and managing fact and expert discovery. He concentrates in the areas of electronics, computer hardware and software, Internet and network communications, semiconductors, and wireless technologies.
Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Rash gained experience as a technical marketing engineer at National Semiconductor Corporation, where he was responsible for wireless and power management products. He also worked in the field of industrial power and control systems as a co-op electrical engineer during his undergraduate studies.
Mr. Rash devotes time to pro bono matters, representing military veterans before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
- Associate editor of weekly submissions to the Licensing Executive Society's LES Insights newsletter, 2010-2012.
- Law clerk to the Honorable Henry E. Hudson, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2006-2007.
- Manuscripts editor, University of Richmond Law Review, 2005.
- Awarded the AIPLA Past Presidents' Award for academic achievements in the study of intellectual property law, 2006.
- Inducted as a member of the McNeil Law Society, the University of Richmond School of Law's honor society, 2005.
- Received CALI Award for highest marks in intellectual property law, 2004; patent law, 2005.
- University of Richmond School of Law, Young Graduate Association Board of Directors (vice president, 2009-2010; president, 2010-2012)
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Licensing Executives Society