Robert K. Huffman represents defense, health care, and other companies in contract matters and in disputes with the federal government and with other contractors. He has extensive experience litigating contract and related issues before the:
- Court of Federal Claims
- Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals
- Federal district courts
- Federal Circuit and other federal appellate courts.
He also represents clients in bid protests.Central to Bob’s practice is advising companies defending against investigations, prosecutions, and civil suits alleging fraud and false claims. He has represented clients in more than a dozen False Claims Act qui tam suits.
He also represents clients in connection with parallel criminal proceedings and suspension and debarment.Bob has extensive experience with the government contract rules relating to IP including government patent rights, technical data rights, rights in computer software and the rules applicable to IP in the acquisition of commercial items and services.
He handles IP matters involving government contracts, grants, Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs), and Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs).
- Focuses on government contracting supply chain compliance issues, including cybersecurity, the Buy American Act/Trade Agreements Act (BAA/TAA) and counterfeit parts requirements.
- Has represented clients in many False Claims Act qui tam suits and investigations.
- Advises clients on intellectual property (IP) matters related to U.S. government contracts.
- Member, Advisory Council of the Federal Circuit.
- Adjunct professor, Georgetown University Law Center.
- President, Federal Circuit Bar Association.
- Past Chair, Research and Development/Intellectual Property Committee of the ABA Public Contract Law Section.
- J.D., Stanford Law School, 1973
- B.A., Harvard University, magna cum laude, 1969
- District of Columbia
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