Robert Milligan is a Los Angeles, California based partner in the Litigation and Labor & Employment Departments of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. His practice encompasses a wide variety of commercial litigation and employment matters, including general business disputes, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, and other intellectual property theft. He also specializes in trade secret, non-compete, and data protection litigation and transactional work on a state, national, and international platform. Mr. Milligan is the Chair of the State Bar of California’s Trade Secret Committee/Interest Group and Chair of ITechLaw’s Intellectual Property section. He also served as a contributing editor of Trade Secret Litigation and Protection in California and is an author of chapters in Continuing Education of the Bar’s Trade Secrets Practice in California. He frequently lectures and writes on timely trade secret and other intellectual property issues and is the editor of his firm’s trade secret blog, www.tradesecretslaw.com. Mr. Milligan earned his J.D. in 2001 from the University of California, Davis, King Hall School of Law.