Robert W. Branch

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Accessibility Statement

Robert handles labor and employment law and litigation. He counsels employers about employment compliance on state and federal law. Among other matters, Mr. Branch has litigated matters in the California state courts, Federal district courts, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth circuit and Federal Circuit. Mr. Branch has participated in cases involving patent, trademark registration, trademark infringement, real estate disputes, partnership disputes, financial elder abuse, collections and class actions.

Bar & Court Admissions


U.S. Northern District California

U.S. Eastern District California

U.S. Central District California

U.S. Southern District California

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Federal Circuit Court of Appeals


University of the Oregon School of Law, J.D. (1991)
University of California, Berkeley, B.S., (1983)

Professional Activities

  • Graduate member Oregon Chapter of the Order of the Coif
  • Fresno County Bar Association

Published Opionions

Eminence v. Bank of New York Mellon, 782 F3d 504 (9th Cir. 2015)