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Zach Ruby
Lawyer
Washington DC
1919 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
+1 202 664 1963
Washington DC
1919 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
+1 202 664 1963

Zach Ruby is an accomplished trial and appellate litigator who focuses his practice on advising clients in high-stakes intellectual property and general litigation disputes. He has experience litigating cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal and Ninth Circuits, the International Trade Commission, the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board, as well as various district courts and arbitration panels.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. Ruby practiced at Crowell & Moring LLP, where he won the first-ever bench trial on the issue of IPR estoppel. Before that, he practiced at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he specialized in disputes before the United States International Trade Commission.

Admissions

  • Washington DC
  • New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, JD (Staff Editor, Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law)
  • University of Washington, BS, cum laude
  • University of Washington, BA, magna cum laude

Accolades

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Intellectual Property in Washington DC (2020-2022)

 

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, “Reexamining Three Preconceived Notions of SEPs as the 5G Patent Wars Ignite” (IPWatchdog, October 2021)
  • Co-author, “Diligent and Skilled: The Changing Standard for IPR Estoppel” (IP Litigator, June 2020)

Credentials

Admissions

  • Washington DC
  • New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, JD (Staff Editor, Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law)
  • University of Washington, BS, cum laude
  • University of Washington, BA, magna cum laude

Accolades

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Intellectual Property in Washington DC (2020-2022)

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, “Reexamining Three Preconceived Notions of SEPs as the 5G Patent Wars Ignite” (IPWatchdog, October 2021)
  • Co-author, “Diligent and Skilled: The Changing Standard for IPR Estoppel” (IP Litigator, June 2020)