This video highlights members
of the Atlanta IP American Inn of Court who exemplify professionalism and why
it and the mission of the American Inns of Court are so important. A copyright
infringement civil case started out with members of the same Inn on opposing sides
and went all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States. Learn more
about the case, the attorneys, and how professionalism was infused throughout
Olivia Luk Bedi
Olivia is a trusted advisor on civil litigation matters, especially regarding intellectual property. She has represented individuals and corporations across the country in complex technological matters. She helps clients protect, enforce, and defend intellectual property rights, including patents, trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks.
An experienced trial lawyer, Olivia has litigated and tried significant cases before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and other federal courts around the country, and has also briefed and argued patent appeals before the Federal Circuit. Before practicing law, Olivia spent five years as a patent examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, gaining extensive experience regarding the use of procedures available before the USPTO. Olivia devotes a substantial amount of her time to pro bono service. In 2018, she received the Excellence in Pro Bono Service award, presented by The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and The Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Her dedication began when she represented a Chicago high school student charged with first-degree felony murder in People v. Shannon, which received national attention after a videotape of the incident went viral. Olivia remains dedicated to her pro bono clients and continues to fight for their cause through petitions and appeals. She received the American Inns of Court's Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service in 2011 for that representation. Find out more about Olivia here.
Hon. Richard Linn
Richard Linn was appointed by President William J. Clinton in 1999. Prior to his appointment, Judge Linn was a partner and practice group leader at Foley and Lardner from 1997 to 1999 and a partner and head of the intellectual property department of Marks and Murase from 1977 to 1997. Judge Linn served as a Patent Examiner from 1965 to 1968. He was a member of the founding Board of Governors of the Virginia Bar Patent Section and served as Chairman in 1975.
In 2009 he received the NYIPLA Leadership Award and the NJIPLA Jefferson Medal. In 2010, Judge Linn was awarded the Outstanding Public Service Award by the NYIPLA. In 2011, he was awarded the inaugural Mark Banner Award by the ABA and the A. Sherman Christensen Award by the American Inns of Court. In 2012, Judge Linn was awarded the Outstanding IP Achievement Award by the Philadelphia IPLA. In 2013, he received the Distinguished Judicial Service Award from the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago. He received the Honorable William C. Conner American Inn of Court Excellence Award in 2014. That year, he also received the Distinguished IP Professional Award from the IPO Education Foundation. In 2015, Judge Linn was recognized by the Board of Directors of the AIPLA with its highest award, the Excellence Award. He served as an Adjunct Professor and Professorial Lecturer at The George Washington University Law School from 2001 to 2003 and served for over a decade on the Law School’s IP Advisory Board. Judge Linn is a past president of the Giles Sutherland Rich American Inn of Court, a member of the Richard Linn American Inn of Court, a visiting member of the Honorable William C. Conner American Inn of Court, and an honorary lifetime member of the Benjamin Franklin American Inn of Court. He received a B.E.E. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1965, and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1969. Judge Linn assumed senior status on November 1, 2012.
Jason Rosenberg is the leader of Alston & Bird’s Intellectual Property — Trademark & Copyright Group. Jason focuses his practice on trademark, copyright, and advertising enforcement, litigation and counseling, and adversarial matters before the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Jason’s clients call on his experience to help them protect some of the most famous brands in the world, and he has represented them in trademark, false advertising, and domain name matters against infringers and cybersquatters around the world. Jason also has considerable experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes copyright litigation in the entertainment and technology industries. Known for his substantial experience in the rapidly developing area of social media law, Jason was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016–2022, and has been repeatedly named to the “World Trademark Review 1000,” a list of the top 1,000 trademark professionals worldwide. Find out more about Jason here.
Warren is a principal at Meunier Carlin & Curfman in Atlanta, GA. His practice includes a cross-section of intellectual property and technology matters, including IP litigation, prosecution, and transactions. Warren has gained extensive experience as both an intellectual property attorney at one of Atlanta’s largest law firms and as a technology consultant for the world’s fifth largest independent IT and business process services company. He has represented clients in a variety of matters, including preparing preliminary and post-institution responses for patent owners in multiple inter partes review proceedings.
After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Charles A. Pannell, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Warren was also a consultant at CGI Group, Inc., where he built enterprise software, led implementation teams, and worked closely with his clients to translate their business needs into technology solutions. Warren graduated summa cum laude from the Georgia State University College of Law. During law school, he served as a research editor for the Georgia State University Law Review, where he received the Law Review’s Best Student Note award in 2010. Warren was also active in the school’s moot court, advancing to the final round of the Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition in 2010 and participating in the AIPLA’s Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court competition in 2011. Warren served as an intern to the Honorable Justice Hugh P. Thompson of the Supreme Court of Georgia and as a research assistant to IP Professor Michael Landau. He also led a mentor program for students in the school’s Intellectual Property Law Society and tutored first year students. Find out more about Warren here.