Trusted, Experienced Attorney Providing Representation In Business Disputes and Litigation

Robert E. Camors Jr.



San Jose, CA





Bob Camors is a civil litigation attorney with over 30 years of experience in the California and federal courts. He has litigated or arbitrated cases involving contracts, interference with contract, unfair competition, licenses, leases, real property and intellectual property valuation, business fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, accounting disputes, shareholder rights, patents, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, copyrights, personal injury, legal malpractice, construction, mechanic’s liens, commercial unlawful detainer, employment wage and hour claims, and real estate disputes including property line disputes. He has successfully argued before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and has taught classes in jury selection, and trade secret law.

Mr. Camors obtained the J.D. degree from Santa Clara University (class rank 6/50) and a B.A. from the University of Arizona. He holds a M.S. degree in public administration, and holds associate degrees in physics, mathematics and engineering. He was previously a partner in Thelen LLP.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Disputes
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Breach of Contract Litigation
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law, and Unlawful Detainer Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Construction Disputes
  • Mechanic’s lien
  • Patent Litigation
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Trademark and Lanham Act Litigation
  • Trade Secret Counseling and Litigation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Non-compete Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Attorney Fee Disputes
  • Will Contests
  • Trust Litigation
  • Undue influence claims
  • Attorney Malpractice


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern Dist. of California, 1985
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 62405)


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D. - 1985
    • Honors: Bancroft Whitney Prize of Community Property
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    • B.A. - History
  • Troy State University, Troy, Alabama
    • M.S. - Public Administration
  • Mission College
    • A.S. - 2008
    • Major: Engineering
  • West Valley College
    • A.S. and A.A. - 2006
    • Major: Physics
    • Major: Mathematics

Past Employment Positions

  • Thelen LLP, Partner

Reported Decisions

  • Celerity v. Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (N.D.Cal. 2007) 476 F. Supp.2d 1159.
  • Ammon v. Superior Court (1988) 205 Cal. App. 3d 783.

Community Involvement and Pro Bono Work

  • Former counsel to the Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity of Silicon Valley
  • Former Member of the Fee Arbitration Executive Committee and Attorney Fee Arbitrator, Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Ten Year Service Award, The Pro Bono Project of Santa Clara County

Areas Of Practice

  • Business, Commercial and Intellectual Property Litigation

Honors and Rewards

  • 2024 AV-Preeminent peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2024 Super Lawyer