Adam Copeland is an associate based in the firm's San Diego office.
Adam graduated cum laude from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis in 2022, and graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in physics from Montana State University in 2019. While in law school, Adam primarily enjoyed engaging with first-year law students as a legal writing teaching assistant, helping them hone their skills in factual analysis and legal writing. Adam was also fortunate to have worked closely for two federal judges during law school: once as an intern for the Honorable Roseann A. Ketchmark in the Western District of Missouri, and once as an extern for the Honorable Nancy J. Rosenstengle in the Southern District of Illinois.
While serving as primary editor of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review, Adam received a Mary Collier Hitchcock prize for outstanding writing for his note regarding the problem of—and potential solutions to—frivolous lawsuits filed in the intellectual property field.
Adam joined the firm in 2022.
The Honorable Nancy J. Rosenstengle, United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois; September 2021 – December 2021.
The Honorable Roseann A. Ketchmark, United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri; June 2020 – August 2020.
Mary Collier Hitchcock Prize (presented to one graduating member of each class)
Co-author, "Unlicensed Public Internet Streaming Is a Legal Work in Progress,” Bloomberg Law (August 2023)
Note, Adam Copeland, Fighting Patent Trolls Early: Learning From the United Kingdom in Our Scramble to Determine the Correct Pleading Standards for Direct Patent Infringement, 21 Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev. 293 (2022).