Bob Ellis practices in the areas of international and domestic commercial transactions, internet and technology law, search marketing law, business and corporate law, intellectual property law, estate planning, asset protection, and complex litigation. He is a frequent speaker on topics related to the Internet, digital technology law, international private law, privacy law, and legal ethics.
Bob is a contributing author to Internet and Online Law (Law Journal Press 2011), and the author of numerous articles and op-ed pieces regarding legal topics. He has twice testified before Congress on information law topics. He has served as chair of the Ohio State Bar Association’s International Law Committee, as chair of its OSBA’s Digital Technology Law Committee, and as a member of the OSBA’s Ad Hoc Committee on Multijurisdictional Pratice. He is fluent in German and Russian.
Bob holds a B.A. from Ohio State and a J.D. from the Antioch School of Law. He was a Fulbright Scholar, and later a DAAD Scholar, for legal studies in Germany. He served in the U.S. Army for three years, doing intelligence work. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association, and the International Trademark Association.