A former Army Judge Advocate General litigator, Ronald J Schutz is the chair of Robins Kaplan LLP’s national IP litigation group, managing partner of the New York office and a member of the firm’s executive board.
A fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Mr Schutz has notched victories against Goliaths including GE, Apple and Canon, earning one nine-figure and multiple eight-figure verdicts on behalf of much smaller plaintiffs. His track record as lead counsel in civil trials includes: Fonar Corporation v General Electric ($110.5 million jury verdict); Grantley v Clear Channel ($66 million jury verdict); St Clair Intellectual Property Consultants, Inc v Canon, Inc ($34.7 million jury verdict); St Clair Intellectual Property Consultants, Inc v Sony Corp ($25 million jury verdict); Personal Audio LLC v Apple Inc ($8 million jury verdict); and Megdal Associates LLC v La-Z-Boy, Inc ($5.7 million jury verdict).
Mr Schutz was previously recognised on The National Law Journal’s annual list of the Top 10 Winning Litigators in the United States and was recently named an Intellectual Property Trailblazer and Litigation Trailblazer. He has also been recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA and Benchmark Litigation; by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America; by the IAM Strategy 300 as one of the world’s leading IP strategists; and by Minnesota Lawyer as one of its Attorneys of the Year.
Mr Schutz is a former chair and current board member of the Centre of the American Experiment and a member of the board of directors of the Guthrie Theatre and the Young Men’s Christian Association of the Greater Twin Cities.
*Past results are reported to provide the reader with an indication of the type of litigation in which we practise and do not and should not be construed to create an expectation of result in any other case as all cases are dependent upon their own unique fact situation and applicable law.
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