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Roger R. Myers

Partner

, Bryan Cave LLP
San Francisco

Tel

1 415 268 1955

Fax

1 415 430 4355
roger.myers@bryancave.com
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Roger R. Myers

Partner


San Francisco



560 Mission Street, 25th Floor
San Francisco, California 94105

Phone:

1 415 268 1955

Fax:

1 415 430 4355

email:

roger.myers@bryancave.com

Mr. Myers is a partner in the firm's San Francisco office. His practice focuses on media, internet, intellectual property and unfair competition law, representing a melding of the old media and the new. His clients include publishers (of newspapers, magazines, and books), broadcast media (both television and radio networks and their affiliates), and online media. Mr. Myers has litigated numerous intellectual property and unfair competition matters for media and non-media clients and has successfully represented Internet access, service, and content providers in both online defamation and copyright litigation. A former newspaper reporter and editor, Mr. Myers serves as newsroom counsel to more than 25 newspapers and as general outside counsel for Business Wire, Inc., and the California First Amendment Coalition.

Mr. Myers is a frequent speaker at conferences addressing media, internet and intellectual property issues.

Professional Affiliations

  • Adjunct Professor, Media Law & Ethics, San Jose State University, School of Mass Communications, 2007
  • ABA Forum on Communications Law
  • The Intellectual Property Law Section of the ABA
  • California Bar Association
  • San Francisco Bar Association

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, First Amendment Law and First Amendment Litigation, 2012
  • International Human Rights Award, American Bar Association, 2005
  • James Madison Freedom of Information Award, Society of Prof. Journalists (Northern Cal.), 1998
  • Chambers & Partners USA, Media & Entertainment – First Amendment Litigation, 2011
  • Northern California Super Lawyer, Law & Politics and San Francisco magazines, 2005-2012
  • Law Clerk, Hon. James R. Browning, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1988–1989

Mr. Myers is a partner in the firm's San Francisco office. His practice focuses on media, internet, intellectual property and unfair competition law, representing a melding of the old media and the new. His clients include publishers (of newspapers, magazines, and books), broadcast media (both television and radio networks and their affiliates), and online media. Mr. Myers has litigated numerous intellectual property and unfair competition matters for media and non-media clients and has successfully represented Internet access, service, and content providers in both online defamation and copyright litigation. A former newspaper reporter and editor, Mr. Myers serves as newsroom counsel to more than 25 newspapers and as general outside counsel for Business Wire, Inc., and the California First Amendment Coalition.

Mr. Myers is a frequent speaker at conferences addressing media, internet and intellectual property issues.

Bar and Court Admissions

California, 1990

Education

University of California-Berkeley, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1988

San Jose State University, B.A., with great distinction, 1980

Professional Affiliations

  • Adjunct Professor, Media Law & Ethics, San Jose State University, School of Mass Communications, 2007
  • ABA Forum on Communications Law
  • The Intellectual Property Law Section of the ABA
  • California Bar Association
  • San Francisco Bar Association

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, First Amendment Law and First Amendment Litigation, 2012
  • International Human Rights Award, American Bar Association, 2005
  • James Madison Freedom of Information Award, Society of Prof. Journalists (Northern Cal.), 1998
  • Chambers & Partners USA, Media & Entertainment – First Amendment Litigation, 2011
  • Northern California Super Lawyer, Law & Politics and San Francisco magazines, 2005-2012
  • Law Clerk, Hon. James R. Browning, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1988–1989

Education

  • University of California-Berkeley, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1988
  • San Jose State University, B.A., with great distinction, 1980

Admissions

  • California, 1990