Robert C. Carrillo

Special Counsel

  • Robert C. Carrillo
  • Phone: +1 212 404 8713

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    230 Park Avenue, Suite 1130
    New York, NY 10169-0079

Robert C. Carrillois an intellectual property and litigation attorney, handling intellectual property transactions and complex litigation for more than 19 years.  He has counseled fashion, tech, and financial services clients on trademark, copyright, and data privacy matters, including advice on how these affect AI/machine learning, AR/VR, and Metaverse, technologies.  He has also successfully represented clients in proceedings before the USPTO, and in New York state and federal court.  He counsels clients located throughout the United States, Europe, and the Americas. Mr. Carrillo is fluent in Spanish and advises clients in both Spanish and English.

An experienced litigator, Mr. Carrillo's areas of focus include both intellectual property litigation (trademark, trade dress, copyright, patent, and anti-piracy litigation), and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Carrillo is also one of the founding members of Duane Morris’ multidisciplinary AI law group, also advises clients on complex GDPR and personal information privacy and compliance issues.

Mr. Carrillo is a 2003 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, where he was a National Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholar.

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property and Media Law
  • Data Privacy and Compliance
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Emerging Technologies


  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2003
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2000

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, "The Data Privacy and Security Landscape: Privacy Issues in AI," Duane Morris Webinar, September 14, 2023