Colman is an experienced litigator, representing major technology companies in patent litigation in courts around the country in the areas of wireless communications, semiconductors and software. In addition, he has worked with companies to build privacy and data security programs, which required drafting relevant policies and procedures as well as advising on compliance with privacy and data security laws. He regularly drafts incident-response plans, consumer-facing privacy notices and internal privacy policies and directs responses to data incidents to ensure compliance with applicable laws and the minimization of legal risks. His work has also included strict products liability, antitrust, trademark, transactional diligence and general commercial matters.

Presentations and Publications

The Legal and Ethical Risks of Privacy and Data Security Traps, Update of the Law CLE, Kansas City, Missouri, June 14, 2018 (with Alfred Saikali, Eric Boos, Patrick Castle, Bill Sampson, and Camila Tobon).

Exhausted!: The Supreme Court Weakens Patent Owners’ Rights to Enforce Post-Sale Restrictions on Patented Products, Shook IpQ, August 2017 (with Robert Reckers, Elena McFarland, and Melissa Marrero).

Patent War on Two Fronts, Update of the Law CLE, Kansas City, Missouri, June 22, 2017 (with Tanya Chaney and Fiona Bell). 

Criminal Relationships: Vertical and Horizontal Relatedness in Criminal RICO, 86 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1493 (2009).