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Eric J. Sinrod is a partner in the San Francisco office of Duane Morris LLP. Mr. Sinrod's trial, appellate, and overall litigation practice, which includes experience before the United States Supreme Court, has covered a number of important Internet, technology, intellectual property, information, communications, commercial, antitrust, eDiscovery, and insurance coverage issues. He has represented domestic and international clients in major class actions and where hundreds of millions of dollars have been at stake. He also has handled numerous matters for smaller companies and individuals. Mr. Sinrod recently was highlighted by an outside publication as "the leading IP attorney in the land," and he has been selected by his peers as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in the area of Cyber Law and as a "Super Lawyer" for Business Litigation.

Mr. Sinrod's work has been profiled in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, The Wall Street Reporter Magazine, Fox News, The Supreme Court of the United States Blog, CFO Magazine, National Law Journal, Cyber Esq. Magazine, Business Insurance Magazine, The ABA Journal, The American Lawyer, The California Lawyer, Counsel to Counsel, Lawyers Weekly, Lawyers USA, The Recorder, Security Management magazine, Compliance Week, Investor Relations, IPFrontline.com, Business Credit magazine, The Village Voice, ROBTV, Newsday, Creditline, SlashDot and Japanese public television. Mondaq recently announced that one of Mr. Sinrod's columns was the most popular article in the United States in the month that it was published. Mr. Sinrod also writes weekly legal columns for CNET News.com, Findlaw.com, CNN.com, MSN.com, AllThingsDigital.com and Silicon.com and he is a regular guest speaker covering legal issues for LAWCAST, the Legal Talk Network, Tech TV, KNX CBS Radio, Live Online News and CNET Radio.

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Mr. Sinrod is an adjunct professor of law and has published many law review and other journal articles. He is a frequent speaker on Internet, information and communications issues. He is an advisor to the Cyberspace Law Seminar at Hastings College of the Law and teaches an Information Law Seminar at Golden Gate University School of Law. Mr. Sinrod is a member of the Board of Directors for the Computer Law Association, the Editorial Board of the Journal of Internet Law, the ABA Internet Industry Committee, the Board of Advisors for the Start-Up and Emerging Companies Newsletter for American Lawyer Media, the Advisory Board for the BNA Electronic Commerce & Law Report, and the Executive Committee of the Law Practice Management & Technology Section of the State Bar of California. Mr. Sinrod was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Samuel Conti, Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He served as lead trial attorney in a number of jury trials as a Special Deputy District Attorney for the Marin County District Attorney's Office. Mr. Sinrod has been an appellate and trial moot court judge at Boalt Hall and other law schools.

Mr. Sinrod is admitted to practice law in the United States Supreme Court, a number of other federal courts and all California courts.

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News Flash

Sinrod featured in California Lawyer "Getting Down to Business - Pressure grows to retain clients and find new ones."
By Rene Ciria-Cruz
California Lawyer, April 2010

Sinrod discusses how courts are applying the old trespass to chattel tort to the Internet in "Looking for line where Web use crosses into trespassing"
By Jessie Seyfer
The Recorder, 04/16/07
Download a .PDF of the story here

Eric Sinrod featured in The New York Times article titled "As Candidates Mull '08, Web sites Are Already Running."
By Steve Friess
The New York Times, 11/18/06
See the full story at www.stevefriess.com

Writing His Own Ticket
By Xenia P. Kobylarz

The Recorder, 7/19/06

"In a business where networking is key to rainmaking, Eric Sinrod ... has discovered that writing a weekly legal column beats press-the-flesh marketing any day." See the full story at "Writing His Own Ticket"

Sinrod on the Internet

Sinrod speaks on where the law and technology intersect. See the video at YouTube.com

Sinrod speaks on what C/Net dubs as the next big thing - digital rights management (DRM). See the video at Video.Google.com

E-Discovery News

Sinrod speaks on how the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure impact electronic discovery. Hear the audio courtesy of Lawcast.com



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