ob Ziems is a recognized and respected veteran of the Gaming Industry and has held various positions such as Executive Vice President & General Counsel at PGIC, Associate General Counsel of Aristocrat Technologies and Associate General Counsel with Station Casinos, Inc. Other noteworthy appointments held by Ziems include Associate Attorney with the Las Vegas law firm of Jimmerson Hansen as well as Dempsey Roberts and Smith.
Ziems’ IP expertise stems from his service as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for M-CAM, Inc., a patent valuation company in Charlottesville, Virginia as well as Senior Counsel for NOS Communications, Inc., a telecommunications company. He served as the Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert E. Gaston, presiding judge of the Clark County District Court in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ziems is admitted to practice law in Nevada and Virginia and earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida in 1992 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Drake University School of Law in December of 1995.
"We are very excited to have such expertise onboard at DEQ," stated Earle G. Hall, President and CEO of DEQ. "Rob’s unique expertise in gaming intellectual property and revenue generation from IP will be a definite asset as we explore new ways to generate revenue from our extensive patent portfolio. DEQ has a tremendous amount of IP that we want to turn into revenue generation and we are very happy to have Rob’s expertise and experience to help us to seek out these opportunities. We have recently successfully defended our patent portfolio on several occasions and it is now time for us to actively seek ways of generating new revenue streams with all the IP we have developed."
"DEQ is an up and coming leader in the table game bonusing segment of the gaming industry," stated Rob Ziems. "DEQ’s patent portfolio shows tremendous potential and I am excited to lend my expertise to helping them exploit the untapped potential of their IP."