Excellence. Integrity. Success.

Robyn Bowland

Education

University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2008 (magna cum laude)

  • Winner, 2008 Federal Circuit Bar Association George Hutchinson Writing Competition

United States Military Academy, B.S. Mechanical Engineering

  • Dean’s List, All Semesters

Distinctions

Rising Star for Intellectual Property (2015-2018)

Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service, Northern District of Illinois and Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (2019)

Licenses

Illinois

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Robyn Bowland is an intellectual property litigator and counselor with experience in a range of technologies, including computer software, telecommunications, and medical devices.  She litigates all aspects of patent, trademark, trade secret, and restrictive covenant disputes in venues across the United States.

In addition to litigation, Robyn also counsels clients regarding freedom-to-operate, patentability, and intellectual property licensing agreements. 

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

Board Member, Chicago Chapter of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law

Member, The Richard Linn Inn of Court

COURT ADMISSIONS

Northern District of Illinois

Eastern District of Michigan

District of Colorado

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Partner, Akerman LLP, Chicago, IL (2014-2021)

Associate, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP (2011-2014)

Associate, Brinks, Hofer, Gilson, & Lione (2008-2011)

Adjutant General Officer, United States Army (2000-2005)