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Robert Morse

Bob Morse brings over thirty years of experience in practicing Intellectual Property, Antitrust and Corporate law. He served as a Senior Trial Attorney and Trial Attorney to the United States Department of Justice early in his career before moving on to a role as Litigation partner, specializing in antitrust, patent, computer, general business, trade association and advertising law with Peabody, Rivlin, Lambert & Meyers. In 1982, Bob moved on to serve as Chairman of firm and head of litigation and intellectual property groups at Galland, Kharasch, Morse & Garfinkle, P.C. where he continued to specialize in antitrust, patent, computer, general business, trade association and advertising law. In 1996 he moved onto Ropes & Gray as a Partner and expanded his focus into technology transfer agreements; high tech and intellectual property due diligence for mergers, acquisitions and IPO’s. In mid-2000, Bob became President and CEO of Esrom Consulting where he advises high tech or intellectual property oriented start-up companies through second round financing; advising venture capital and investment banking firms about potential investments in such companies; and, representing high tech companies in resolving intellectual property disputes, through negotiations, arbitration and litigation. Bob is admitted to the State and Federal Bars of Washington, D.C., New York and Maryland, the United States Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and various federal Courts of Appeal. He earned his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. Bob is a frequent presenter at lectures and seminars relating to antitrust, patent, intellectual property, and Internet matters. He has served as a substitute, physics and Calculus teacher in the Washington DC and San Francisco areas and as a nonresident Instructor at MIT. He served on the MIT National Alumni Board of Directors until 1988 and on the National Capital Area Council/ Boy Scouts of America, where he was Chairman of the Board from 2002-2003 and President the previous year.