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Robert Scott Lawrence
Works at Callahan & Blaine
Attended Northwestern University School of Law
Lives in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA


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Former Obama official says constitutional law scholars are a lot like George Lucas.

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Spying program Snowden exposed expires June 1 unless reauthorized by Congress.

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Seymour Hersh found himself in the middle of an F-5 shitstorm this week after breaking his biggest blockbuster story of the Obama Era, debunking the official heroic White House story about how Navy...

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"Secretive bureaucratic agencies... benefit from a breath of fresh air," judge says.

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The new law, which kicks in July 1, makes Kansas the sixth state to allow “constitutional carry.” It will allow Kansans 21 and older to carry concealed firearms regardless of whether they have obtained a permit. Training still will be required for anyone who wants to carry a concealed gun in the 36 states that accept Kansas permits.

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Bankruptcy court will still need to decide whether the compromise addresses all concerns.

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Backdoors "could be exploited by even the most repressive or dangerous regimes."

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Brubaker Discusses Creator-Owned Comics Love and Why He Doesn't Miss Superheroes - Ed Brubaker talks to CBR about his creative satisfaction at Image Comics, his new TV gig and why he doesn't miss superhero comics.

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Is this Constitutional? Or an invasion of privacy?
"This intrusion would be highly offensive to a reasonable person," lawsuit says.
Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Attorney
  • Callahan & Blaine
    Senior Attorney, 2011 - present
  • Baker & McKenzie
    Associate, 1999 - 2000
  • Collette Erickson Farmer & O'Neill LLP
    Partner, 2000 - 2010
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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
San Diego - Barcelona, Spain - Chicago - San Francisco - San Jose, Costa Rica - Cuba - Washington D.C.
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Attorney, legal commentator, satirist
I am an attorney representing clients in intellectual property and other complex cases across the United States. My practice broadly focuses on sophisticated commercial litigation, with an emphasis on soft IP -- e.g., copyright and trademark infringement, and misappropriation of trade secrets.
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Top Attorney in Intellectual Property, OC Metro Magazine, 2014
  • Northwestern University School of Law
  • University of California at San Diego
  • Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Universitat de Barcelona
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A Beautiful Animated Adaptation of Bukowski’s Poem “Bluebird”

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Third Circuit affirms competitor's victory in college course copying case

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Milk: It Does A Body Good?

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Distributor can be sued for direct false advertising under Lexmark

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Judge Nixes Effort to Disqualify Lawyers in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Tangle |...

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Chromebook sales are rising, fueled predominantly by the North American education sector, but despite some increase in sales the Google OS-p

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