Speaker Profile

Robert Hough
Lead Associate, Advertising Team / Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Robert Hough litigates nationwide to protect, enforce, and leverage his clients’ brands and related intellectual property rights. Outside the courtroom, he counsels clients on advertising, copyright, trademark, trade dress, sports, and publicity law. His advertising practice focuses on agency and ad tech partner engagements, influencer campaigns, endorsements and sponsorships, promotional licensing, social media activations, and risk management in the administration of sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions. Mr. Hough also counsels brands and agencies on state and federal regulatory compliance issues related to claim substantiation and consumer protection, and provides on-demand service as primary, overflow, and escalation counsel for compliance review of national advertising content across all platforms.

Previously, Mr. Hough led brand activation initiatives for a global agency in the shopper marketing space.