Erica Rothenberg


Silicon Valley

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Erica Rothenberg is an associate in Orrick’s Silicon Valley office and a member of the Intellectual Property Group.

Erica’s practice focuses on patent infringement litigation in federal district court and Section 337 proceedings before the ITC. Although her emphasis is in computer software, Erica counsels clients on a wide range of technologies, including semiconductors, printers, graphics processors and medical devices.

Before joining Orrick, Erica served as a law clerk at The White House and an intellectual property legal intern at LinkedIn. She taught herself Python programming at a young age and worked in database development prior to law school.

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What is the FTC Doing About Privacy and Drones?

4 Major Takeaways from Federal Trade Commission FTC October 2016 panel on drones & privacy

Last week, as part of its Fall Technology Series, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) hosted a much-anticipated workshop to explore the privacy concerns associated with drones. Although many in the audience hoped that this workshop would provide some insight into the FTC’s perspective and position on regulation of drones and privacy, the workshop left attendees with more questions than answers. We were there, and provide you with some of the key takeaways.