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Dana Robinson

Dana Robinson Dana is a founding partner of TechLaw, LLP, where his practice focuses on trademark prosecution and licensing, copyrights, and business transactions. He is also adjunct professor of law at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he has taught IP Survey, and helped launch the IP Law Clinic. His expertise includes a broad base of intellectual property law that covers copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and international intellectual property. Dana has filed, managed, and prosecuted thousands of trademarks over the course of his law practice career. He has represented clients in numerous trademark infringement actions, as well as cancellations, oppositions, and appeals before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Dana has worked on domain name disputes, beginning with complex multiparty cybersquatting actions in 1999 prior to the adoption of the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. Dana's trademark work has included the brands of many Las Vegas resorts, such as Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, Wynn, Palms, Treasure Island, Station Casinos, Golden Nugget, and Stratosphere. Dana has also worked on hundreds of trademarks for noncasino clients, including Sunbelt Communications, Teligence Communications, University of Nevada–Las Vegas, HyLoft,, and many others.

Dana received his bachelor's degree from Life Pacific College and went to earn an MA at Azusa Pacific University and his JD, cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law. He served as editor in chief of the law school's faculty journal, the Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues.

He holds a FINRA Series 79 license (M&A investment banking), and a California real estate broker's license. He has sold businesses of his own as well as other people's businesses. Prior to law school Dana was assistant pastor at Calvary Foursquare Church in Hemet, California, and associate pastor at Cathedral of the Valley in Escondido, California. He was the vice principal of Escondido Christian School, and dean of Cathedral Bible College, where he also taught philosophy and theology.
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  • view course page for Understanding Copyright: A Deeper Dive

    A deep dive into copyright—your mechanism for protecting intellectual property that resides in a tangible form: books, songs, software, product designs, etc.

    1h 12m
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  • view course page for Understanding Trademarks: A Deeper Dive

    Lawyer and author Dana Robinson outlines the basics of trademark law, including when you need to register your trademark and what to do about trademark infringement.

    1h 2m
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  • view course page for Setting Up Your Small Business as a Legal Entity

    Helps entrepreneurs understand if they should incorporate, and navigate choosing and setting up a corporate entity.

    1h 5m
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  • view course page for Intellectual Property Fundamentals

    Discover the basics of intellectual property rights, and how you can best safeguard your ideas and avoid infringement.

    1h 31m
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