Profile

Simon J. Frankel

Frankel, Simon J.
1 Front Street, 35th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-591-7052
Fax: 415-955-6552
sfrankel@cov.com

City: San Francisco

State Bar of California Admission Date: August 15, 1994

Education:
  • Yale Law School, J.D. degree, 1988 – 1991
  • Cambridge University, M.Phil. degree, 1987 – 1988
  • Harvard University, B.A. degree summa cum laude, 1982 – 1986
Employment:
  • Covington & Burling LLP, San Francisco
    • Partner, 2006 – present
  • Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin APC, San Francisco
    • Director, 2001 – 2006
    • Associate, 1994 – 2001
  • Law Clerk, Judge Pierre N. Leval, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1992 – 1993
  • Law Clerk, Chief Judge Stephen Breyer, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1991 – 1992
State Bar Activities:
  • Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, member, 2012 – present
Local Bar Activities:
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Barrister’s Club: President of Intellectual Property Section, 1999 – 2000
Professional Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • American Law Institute, Member
  • Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Member and current President of Northern California Chapter
Publications:
  • Numerous articles on copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property issues
Other:
Adjunct Professor/Lecturer:
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, 1999 – present
  • University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1995 – 2000
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1997 – 2000