In a career spanning more than thirty years, Mr. Rhodes has successfully represented clients in numerous matters before state and federal trial courts across the United States, courts of appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court. He also has extensive experience in international litigation. Glenn specializes in federal patent law, prosecuting patents before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and litigating patent infringement and intellectual property suits, but also holds great experience in various general litigation matters. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer on patent issues, and has taught law school courses on trial advocacy and legal research and writing. He is the past co-author and editor of the Patent Law Handbook (West Publishing). Glenn has been listed in Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Guides to the Worlds Leading Patent Law Experts, the International Who’s Who of Patent Law Experts, and in Intellectual Asset Magazine as a top Global IP Strategist.
One of Glenn’s passions in the law has been in successfully representing numerous asylum seekers in the U.S. immigration courts, focusing his representation on victims of domestic violence and abuse. His range of representation included women asylum seekers from multiple Asian and Latin American jurisdictions. He has received numerous awards for his pro bono efforts, including being named Pro Bono Partner of the Year.
Glenn enjoys fly-fishing, cooking and spending time with his kids and grandchildren. He is an avid hiker and bicycler. In 2014, Glenn and his son completed the Waves to Wine ride of 150 miles to support the work of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He travels extensively, including to the North Pole and he hopes to make it to Antartica eventually. Glenn is a member of the National Eagle Scout Association.