Berkeley, CA. June 28, 2023… Robert M. Harkins, Jr. has been named to the Northern California Super Lawyers 2023 list. Harkins is a senior partner in the Berkeley, CA office of Cherian LLP.

“I am honored to be selected to this prestigious list,” Harkins said. “Our firm and many of its members have been a part of the Bay Area Intellectual Property scene for more than three decades and have participated in the growth and complexity of IP matters during that time.”

Harkins joins Korula “Sunny” Cherian, of the Berkeley office, Stephanie Wood of the Dallas office and Adam Allgood of the Washington, DC office as “Super Lawyers.”

Mr. Harkins is a trial lawyer focusing primarily on patent litigation, including serving as lead trial counsel in mission critical and bet-the-company litigation. He also has extensive experience with trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation. He has handled a variety of subject matters in intellectual property counseling, licensing, and disputes, with a particular focus on computer hardware, software, system design, medical devices, telecommunications, television and satellite broadcasting and Internet related technologies. His client roster includes several well-known international clients who continually trust him to protect their critically important technologies.



About Cherian LLP: Cherian LLP blends the knowledge and depth of a big law firm with the trial experience of a litigation boutique, and a history of success in high stakes cases. Originally founded in 2015 as a Technology and Competition Law Firm, Cherian LLP has established itself as a leading litigation firm representing domestic and international clients throughout the United States in their most significant legal matters. For more information, pls visit;

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