John A. Stone, Partner
DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP
John A. Stone is a partner in DeCotiis’ New Jersey and New York offices. Mr. Stone’s practice focuses on complex business matters, including trade secret and other intellectual property litigation, and unfair competition and tortious interference claims, as well as construction, land use and intra-company disputes, in State and Federal Court. He has particular expertise in complex litigation and takes pride in getting results for his clients. Mr. Stone received his B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College, his J.D. from the University of Richmond, Virginia, and studied International Law at Cambridge University. Mr. Stone is a frequent lecturer at seminars and nation-wide and international conferences regarding trade secrets, trade dress, and theft-of-ideas, and has published numerous articles on those and other issues. He is also co-chair of the ABA’s Litigation Section’s Trade Secrets Subcommittee, and co-editor of the ABA ABA’s Litigation Section’s Intellectual Property Newsletter.
L. Scott Oliver, Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Scott Oliver handles patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret matters, blending creative legal strategies with comprehensive, digestible explanations of complex technology. He designs and implements individualized legal strategies depending on each client’s unique business objectives.
An experienced and highly technical litigator, Scott has handled more than 150 matters and a dozen trials before both the International Trade Commission (ITC) and juries. He has more than 25 years of experience defending and advising companies across an array of industries, including wireless, software, semiconductor, and digital distribution.
Robert B. Milligan, Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Robert B. Milligan is a partner in the Litigation and Labor & Employment Departments of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Robert co-chairs the firm’s national Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes practice group. His practice encompasses a wide variety of commercial litigation and employment matters, including general business and contract disputes, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation and other intellectual property theft. His practice focuses on trade secret, non-compete, and data protection litigation and transactional work on a state, national, and international platform. Robert represents clients in state and federal courts in complex commercial litigation and employment litigation. His experience includes trials, binding arbitrations and administrative hearings, mediations, as well as appellate proceedings. Robert also provides advice to clients concerning a variety of business and employment matters, including non-disclosure, non-compete, and invention assignment agreements, corporate investigations, and trade secret and intellectual property audits.