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Bobbie Wilson



Bobbie Wilson, a member of the firm's Litigation practice, has extensive experience in complex civil litigation primarily in the area of intellectual property.  She focuses on patent, trade secrets, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and Section 230 litigation under the Communications Decency Act.  Ms. Wilson also serves as the lead trial counsel in intellectual property and complex class action litigation cases.

Whether it is a grant of summary judgment in a Section 230 case, defeating class certification for a billion dollar corporation, dismissal of a class action lawsuit, or a $56.00 punitive damages award as new trial counsel, Ms. Wilson gets results for clients all over the country.  In recognition of her accomplishments, Ms. Wilson was recently recognized as one of the 50 Women Leaders in Technology Law in California by the Recorder.

She speaks on cutting edge issues and authors articles, the most recent concerning how to deal with threat letters in patent cases and dealing with social media and jurors as a trial lawyer.

Professional Recognition

  • Named one of the "Top 100 Women Lawyers" in California by Daily Journal, 2014
  • Recognized by The Recorder in its annual "Women Leaders in Tech Law" list, 2013 - 2014
  • Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property as an IP Star, 2013; Top 250 Women in IP, 2013
  • Named one of the "Top 75 Women Lawyers" by Daily Journal, 2011
  • Named one of the "Top 100 Women Litigators" in California by Daily Journal, 2010
  • The National Law Journal's Pro Bono Award
  • Listed in Northern California "Super Lawyer," Law & Politics and San Francisco magazines, 2013

Professional Leadership

  • Northern District Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Executive Board
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • State Bar of California Litigation and Intellectual Property sections
  • San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, former director
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property and Litigation Committee
  • Charles Houston Bar Association
  • California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP), Steering Committee Member, 2001 - 2004


  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1990
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Queens College, B.A., with honors, 1987

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • California Court of Appeals
  • California Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit