Dana B. Robinson
Attorney at Law, Partner, Techlaw LLP
Adjunct Professor of Law, USD School of Law
Dana Robinson is a founding partner of TechLaw, LLP, where his practice focuses on trademark prosecution and licensing, copyrights, and business transactions. Previously, Dana managed the trademark practice at the Las Vegas intellectual property firm Quirk & Tratos (now Greenberg Traurig). He is adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law.
Dana has a broad background of business and corporate law, including M&A, corporate transactions, licensing, and early stage corporate organization and private offerings. Dana has acquired and turned-around several businesses, and been an active angel investor and advisor to start-ups. He has acted as general counsel to three companies. As an expert in trademark law, Dana has prosecuted hundreds of trademarks in the United States Patent and Trademark Office over the course of his law practice career. He has represented clients in numerous trademark infringement actions, as well as cancellations, oppositions and appeals before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Dana has worked on domain name disputes, beginning with complex multi-party cybersquatting actions prior to the adoption of the ACPA. Dana’s trademark work has included the brands of many Las Vegas resorts, such as Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, Wynn, Palms, Treasure Island, Station Casinos, Stratosphere, Golden Nugget, and Stratosphere. Dana has also worked on hundreds of trademarks for non-casino clients, including Sunbelt Communications, Teligence Communications, UNLV, HyLoft, iGolf.com, and many others.
Dana received his bachelor’s degree from L.I.F.E. Pacific College and went to earn an M.A. at Azusa Pacific University and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the law school’s faculty journal, the Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues. He is admitted to practice in Nevada and California, and before the Federal District Courts for the Central District of California, the Southern District of California, and the District of Nevada.