Roderick M. Thompson


Rod has more than 30 years of experience in high-stakes civil litigation and trials. His practice emphasizes complex commercial litigation, including intellectual property and antitrust cases. Rod serves as an arbitrator and mediator in technology-related controversies, and is listed on many panels of neutrals, including the American Arbitration Association, CPR, WIPO and the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center. Rod’s clients in patent litigation include, Inc., The Clorox Corporation, Dell Inc., Google Inc., Rovi Corp., Trilliant Networks, and Visa Inc. He is a frequent speaker and author on intellectual property, antitrust, and efficient dispute resolution. Rod has been listed for many consecutive years as among the IP Stars in Managing Intellectual Property and a Northern California Super Lawyer.