Kevin Huser

Kevin received a B.S. in chemistry from Butler University and a J. D. from Indiana University. He practiced at Krieg Devault, LLP in Indianapolis before joining Maschoff Brennan. Kevin is a registered patent attorney and his legal practice focuses on all aspects of patent law. He has drafted and prosecuted chemical, mechanical, and electro-mechanical patent applications for several Fortune 500 companies and universities. Patents fields include medical devices, surgical instruments, surgical methods and techniques, internal combustion engines, agricultural equipment, pesticides, pest control devices and systems, and variable frequency drives, among many others.

Outside of work, Kevin enjoys skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and boating with his wife and their two young children.

Education

– J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2006

– B.S., Butler University, Chemistry, 2003

Practice Focus

– Domestic and International Patent Prosecution

– Licensing, Other Transactional Work & Client Counseling

– Patentability Opinions

– Patent Infringement and Validity Opinions

– Due Diligence Investigations of IP Portfolios During Acquisition or Merger Transactions

– Defensive Opinions of Non-infringement and Design Around Strategies

Technical Experience

– Medical Devices, Surgical Instruments and Related Techniques and Procedures

– Internal Combustion Engine Controls

– Exhaust Aftertreatment Systems

– Agricultural Equipment

– Refrigeration Systems and Related Controls

– Variable Frequency Drive Control Systems

– Refrigeration Compressors and Related Controls

– Electro-chemical and Optical Analyte Detection Devices

– Analyte Detection Reagents

– Gas Turbine Engines

– Agrochemicals

– Pest Control Systems and Devices

Professional Admissions & Associations

– Utah State Bar

– Indiana State Bar

– Registered Patent Attorney

 

Jose de Pierola

Intellectual Property Attorney; admitted to Lima Bar Association (Peru) and Alava Bar Association (Spain)

Education

Universidad de San Marcos (Bachelor at Law; Lawyer’s Degree; Doctor in Law); McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Diploma in International Air and Space Law); The Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas (Diploma in Comparative Law).

Practice Areas

Patent and trade mark prosecution, oppositions, appeals, cancellation actions, nullity actions, infringement actions at the Peruvian Trade Mark Office; legal actions at the Peruvian Courts; Intellectual Property; General and Procedural Law, Domain Name Dispute Resolution.

Languages: Spanish, English and French.

Associations

Member of the Lima Bar Association, the Peruvian Intellectual Property Association, American Bar Association (ABA), Alava (Spain) Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI), Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Inter American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI), European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA).

Activities

Lima Bar Association (Member of the Board of Directors 2001-2002)(President Intellectual Property Law Committee 1998 and 2004-2008)(Member of the List of Arbitrators);  Peruvian Industrial Property Association (APPI) (Vice-President 1995-1997, President 1997-1999); Lima Chamber of Commerce (Member of the Board of Directors and President of Intellectual Property Committee 2000-2002); American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM PERU) (Member of the Intellectual Property Committee)(Member of the List of Arbitrators); Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI) (President Peruvian Group 1997-2010); Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI) (President Peruvian Group, 1997-2010); Inter-American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI)(Delegate Peruvian Members 1998-2000); American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) (member International and Franchising Law Committee 2007); World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (Member of the List of Domain Name Panelists for .pe)

Volunteer Experience

Sovereign Military Order of Malta: Protection of the poor, weak and sick. Vice-President of the Peruvian Group and Head of Diplomatic Mission in Peru as Chargé d’ Affaires a.i. (February 11, 1999 until June 17, 2005).

 

Rogelio Nicandro

Rogelio Nicandro (Senior Partner), is a member of the Executive Board and the head of the Intellectual Property group. His practice focuses on intellectual property, litigation, and arbitration.

Roger started practicing law immediately after the bar when he was invited by his professor, William R. Veto, a commercial law authority and senior counsel at Tañada Carreon Tañada, to be his legal assistant. He handled civil and commercial litigation (mostly bank cases) at the trial and appellate level. He also handled insurance and intellectual property, variegated contracts, and prepared opinions for his banking clientele.

Roger joined the firm in 1969. In his early years, his practice was concentrated on litigation, civil and commercial, with some criminal cases. He was also into contracts, banking, corporations, intellectual property, and condominiums. He is a pioneer in condominium law practice, having been counsel for the earliest condominium projects in the Philippines.

Roger has acted as panel chairman and arbitrator in significant cases and has been elected since 1996 as trustee of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, the country’s foremost arbitration center.

In 1999, he became the head of the intellectual property department of the firm. He regularly attends international IP congresses where he often contributes country reports and position papers. He was director and Vice-President for several terms of the Intellectual Property Lawyers’ Association of the Philippines and is past president of the Licensing Executives Society International, Philippine Group.

From 1987 to 2011, Roger was a legal consultant of the Asian Development Bank. He also taught Election Law in Ateneo Law School for eight years. He was lead counsel of the National Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL), particularly, for its successful accreditation as the citizen’s arm for the snap presidential elections of 1986 before the Marcos-controlled Commission on Elections. He likewise handled human rights cases and became Counsel General of the Brotherhood of Nationalistic, Involved and Free Attorneys to Combat Injustice and Oppression (BONIFACIO), a human rights lawyers’ group. He is past president of the Legal Management Association of the Philippines.

Roger received his A.B. Philosophy degree from San Beda College and is a graduate of the Ateneo de Manila School of Law.

 

Peter Franke

Peter Franke has the depth and breadth of experience to bring a clear focus to your IP strategies.

Peter holds the degrees of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science, with a major in physics, from the University of Melbourne. He qualified as an Australian Patent and Trade Mark Attorney in 1990, and is also registered to practice in New Zealand. Peter has previously held senior roles, including as Chairman, in a major Australian patent attorney firm. Peter’s patent practice has encompassed a wide range of technologies and industries, including: medical devices, including mechanical, electrical, software and materials aspects of implantable, surgical and external devices, imaging and diagnostic methods; software and internet services; sustainable technologies, including power storage, hydrogen generation, water treatment, solar thermal systems, and photovoltaics; electronic and mechanical devices; building products; computer hardware; telecommunications systems and services; gaming systems including slot games and table games; and optical systems including fibre optics. Peter also has an active trade mark practice, having acted for major Australian and international companies.

PATENTS PRACTICE:

You invest a lot of time, money and effort into the development of new technologies that represent a competitive advantage for your products or services. You need to prevent competitors from gaining an income at your expense by copying.

Franke Hyland drafts patents for a wide range of technologies and then manages the entire application process in Australia, New Zealand and internationally to achieve the best protection for your invention.

Our services include conducting searches of patent and other publications to determine and advise on the patentability of new technologies, and can also advise on whether your new project might infringe other people’s patent rights.

Patents form a very important part of an overall Intellectual Property strategy that allows you the achieve the most useful protection available within the constraints of your budget.

IP strategy, and balancing the intersection of IP law, business and technology underpin all of Peter’s work.  Peter has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting to grant patents in Australia, and taking them to grant around the world.  He is also experienced in pre and post grant procedure in Australia, including oppositions, re-examination and amendment processes.  He regularly provides expert reports to assist due diligence, IPO and related activities.  Peter also counsels clients and provides opinions on infringement and validity issues.

 

Yu-Li Tsai

Mr. Tsai, a patent attorney graduated from Department of Electrical Engineering of National Taiwan University (NTUEE), which is the best engineering school in Taiwan. Out of the interest of communication system, he immediately had attended in the Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering (GICE) of NTU since his graduation from NTUEE and has received his master’s degree after 2-year’s research. During his research life in GICE, he also started to get involved in knowledge and skills of patent-related matters for taking the bar examination for Patent Attorneys. He has passed the exam having a pass rate lower than 4%, and received the qualification of patent attorney.

Mr. Tsai also attended and gained an IP master degree from Law School of University of New Hampshire, also known as Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property. Right after the graduation, he had an opportunity to work for InterDigital, Inc. in Delaware for a short period, and then passed the U.S. Patent Registration Examination. He also passed China Patent Agent Examination recently.

Currently, Mr. Tsai is working for Deep & Far Attorneys-at-Law as a patent attorney and concurrently majoring a law master in National Chiao Tong University.

Mr. Tsai is quite proud of the fact that more than one fifth of the top 100 corporations have been clients of Deep & Far, and that more than 50% of the patent-experienced companies in the Hsinchu Science Industrial Park have entrusted their IPR work to this firm. It is Mr. Tsai’s firm belief that in the competition market, clients will only entrust their

Education

Mr. Tsai, a patent attorney graduated from Department of Electrical Engineering of National Taiwan University (NTUEE). He immediately had attended in the Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering (GICE) of NTU since his graduation from NTUEE and has received his master’s degree after 2-year’s research. Mr. Tsai also attended and gained an IP master degree from Law School of University of New Hampshire, also known as Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property. Currently, Mr. Tsai is majoring a law master in National Chiao Tong University

Admission

  • Taiwan Patent Attorney
  • U.S. Patent Agent
  • China Patent Agent

Deep & Far – Firm Overview:

Deep & Far attorneys-at-law was founded in 1992 and is dealing with all phases of laws with a focus on the practice in separate or in combination of all aspects of intellectual property rights (IPRs) including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, and/or licensing, counseling, litigation and/or transaction thereof.

It is our philosophy to provide competent legal services that other firm cannot comparably provide. The necessitated ensuing problem is how we can so provide? Deep & Far so achieve by selecting, edifying and nurturing peoples who have the following personalities: learned in expertise, morally earnest and sincerely behaved in mind and strictly disciplined between give and take. It is well-believed that such properties are key factors for peoples to properly and competently behave themselves.

 

Valérie Mellet

Patent 42 is a law firm acting in Industrial Property. Our job is to help and assist companies and entrepreneurs in protecting and defending their investments in innovation and creation.
If innovation is first of all a state of mind, it is also a necessity and a source of development and growth for your company. Investments carried out to develop new products or new activities deserve to be protected.
Is your innovation technological? Have you invented or improved a product or a process? Its protection is done by the deposit of patent.
Is your innovation a business? Have you invested in new products or new activities? Your work in marketing and development of the market can be protected by registering a trademark.
Is your innovation aesthetic? Have you invested in designing your products? Their protection go through the registration of the design.
Patent 42 provides concrete and careful solutions in the area of patents, trademarks and designs. We support you in all stages of elaboration and implementation of an industrial property strategy adapted to your needs at both national and international level.
Patent 42 can represent you before the Intellectual Property Offices of Luxembourg, Belgium and France but also before international offices such as the European Patent Office (EPO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the Benelux Office for the Intellectual Property (BOIP) and the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO).
Moreover, Patent 42 benefits from a European and international network of foreign correspondents, selected for their professionalism and expertise.

Andreas Wildhack

Andreas Wildhack (Dr techn, Dipl-Ing) is admitted as an Austrian and European patent and trademark attorney.

He graduated from the Technical University of Vienna and Lunds Tekniska Högskola in Sweden.

He is a senior partner at Wildhack & Jellinek Patentanwälte and advises on all aspects of IP matters, including proceedings before the European Patent Office (EPO), the Austrian Patent and Trademark Office, the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation.

Mr Wildhack’s practice focuses both on prosecution and on related litigation matters of patents, utility models and supplementary protection certificates, as well as trademarks and designs. This includes opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO and nullity and opposition proceedings before the Austrian Patent Office and the Austrian Regional High Court Vienna, and before OHIM.

Mr Wildhack is experienced in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical chemistry and life sciences.

He is regularly involved in patent infringement proceedings, especially pharma litigation, mostly representing generic companies, and has acted as international coordinator in pharma cross-border patent litigation.

CURRICULUM VITAE AND EDUCATION

Andreas Wildhack

– Austrian Patent and Trademark Attorney

– European Patent Attorney

– Representative to the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market in Alicante (European Trademark and Design Attorney)

– 1999 Diploma Degree in Technical Chemistry, Technische Universität Wien and Technische Universität Lund (Lunds Tekniska Högskola LTH, Sweden)

– 2002 Doctoral Degree in Technical Chemistry, Technische Universität Wien

– 2002-07 Patent Attorney candidate at Wildhack & Jellinek

– 2006 European Patent Attorney

– 2007 Austrian Patent Attorney

– 2008 Partner at Wildhack & Jellinek

 

TECHNICAL FOCUS

– Technical Chemistry

– Pharmaceutical Chemistry

– Plastics and Polymer Chemistry

– Biotechnology

– Food Chemistry

LANGUAGES

German, English, French, Swedish, Italian

MEMBERSHIPS

– Executive board member of the Austrian Chamber of Patent Attorneys

– EPI

– FICPI

– AIPPI

– LIDC

– Austrian Intellectual Property Law Association (ÖV)

 

Rahul Chaudhry

Mr. Rahul Chaudhry, the Managing Partner of the firm is the key contact for some of biggest businesses all over the world. He has been at the helm of the firm’s entire practice since June 2007 and has turned Lall Lahiri & Salhotra (“LLS”), from a small family-run law practice into one of the finest, professionally managed, business oriented, full service law firm. He has been responsible for the change in LLS’ operations, structure, work approach as well as the considerable increase in the strength of its team, numerically as well as in expertise. His vision of ensuring that the best legal talents be pooled at LLS via inclusion of some of the best legal minds has resulted in immense depth of knowledge available for clients to rely upon. Under his leadership, LLS has also represented clients in several high stakes legal battles and he is often relied upon for advise and representation in court matters by clients from diverse industries.

 

Mr. Chaudhry’s personal involvement in all aspects of the firm’s operations and his ability to anticipate client needs has made him, as well as LLS, the first choice for both national and international clients who seek his counsel in matters of legal and business importance. He is the chief strategist, not only for LLS’ own practice but also a business and strategy partner for his clients. He is also sought by his clients for managing, representing and advising on court strategy and his strength in achieving positive results for clients in the most pitched battles is well-known. Clients from diverse industrial backgrounds seek his legal and business acumen, making him amongst the leading advisors in the country. Under his leadership, LLS has developed an enviable legal practice with decades of experience and a team consisting of the most eminent legal practitioners with specialist intellectual property (‘IP’), corporate, commercial and transactional expertise.

 

His practice areas include:

 

– Intellectual Property Law

– Trademarks

– Designs

– Information Technology & Cyber Laws

– Capital Markets

– Foreign Investment & Joint Ventures

– Labour & Employment

– Regulatory Practice & Legal Compliance

– Copyright & Broadcasting

– Patents

– Geographical Indications

– Antitrust & Competition

– Corporate Compliance & Secretarial

– Infrastructure

– Media & Telecommunications

– Dispute Resolution

 

ABOUT LLS | LALL LAHIRI & SALHOTRA :

 

LLS is one of the leading full-service business law firm in India. Having been established in 1983, the firm is a power house business solution practice aimed at providing clients with comprehensive legal solutions in multiple practice areas, across all industrial sectors. LLS offers immense depth of services, backed by highly experienced and renowned legal and business minds from all over the country.

 

LLS today is one of the most reputed and well-regarded law firms in India with exceptional team experience, domain expertise and a business centric approach. LLS is also known for its pro-active measures, fresh thinking as well as providing services of the highest calibre to all its clients. Consisting of over 55 professionals, including attorneys, patent agents, scientific and engineering experts, life sciences experts, transactional attorneys and company secretaries along with a support staff of over 70 and six partners in two locations, LLS is fast expanding to become the foremost legal advisory practices in the country.

 

LLS also provides a full range of specialist advisory services on all matters relating to Intellectual Property, including:

 

– Patentability search, analysis and opinion, patent landscaping, patent surveys, FTO analysis and opinion;

– Patent and design drafting, prosecution and maintenance, including contentious and non-contentious representation;

– Trademark searches, opinions on registrability, risk analysis, trademark filing, prosecution and maintenance, journal watch services, maintenance of portfolio, investigations, oppositions;

– Copyright prosecution, including contentious and non-contentious representation;

– Anti-counterfeiting and anti-infringement actions;

– Litigation, mediation, arbitration and representation before judicial, quasi-judicial and administrative bodies;

– IP transactions, including assignments, licensing, assistance and management of IP during restructuring, corporate and commercial transactions, IP monetisation and technology transfer;

David Aylen

David Aylen is an internationally renowned intellectual property lawyer with extensive experience advising foreign nationals on doing business in Russia and the CIS, as well as helping emerging Russian companies establish and protect their IP rights around the world. David is known for providing timely, responsive service and delivering innovative solutions that achieve results — whenever and wherever a problem arises. As managing partner of the firm’s Russia/CIS practice, David is a client’s first point of contact to the Russian market. He provides strategic, practical legal advice to help clients understand and access the significant business opportunities available in Russia, as well as overcome any difficulties. Under David’s management, Gowling WLG’s Russia/CIS practice brings a Western-style approach to legal issues and is consistently ranked as a top-tier IP practice. From IP litigation, patent and trademark prosecution to licensing, domain names, and advertising and marketing law, David makes sure clients receive the best possible service and results. Repeatedly recognised as a leading IP lawyer by Who’s Who Legal, IAM Patent, Managing Intellectual Property and World Trademark Review, David has garnered significant litigation experience over the years, which includes an infringement action upheld in favour of his client Dimplex by the Federal Court of Appeal, in respect of electric fireplace technology; acting as co-counsel in the well-known “patent diaper wars” between Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble; and acting as co-counsel in the “telecommunications wars” in Canada and the United States between AT&T, MCI and others on the subject of the pioneer patents for 800 and calling-card services.

GOWLING WLG RUSSIA:

Russia is a crucial market for many companies, due both to its size and influence over the surrounding region. Doing business in Russia requires careful planning and in-depth knowledge of the country’s legal system in order to overcome challenges and make the most of the opportunities involved.

Through the strength of our Moscow office, Gowling WLG delivers a wide range of intellectual property law services across Russia and the CIS. Our highly recognised trademark, copyright and patent professionals work with European, Canadian and global companies to manage and defend their IP rights.

Given our extensive knowledge of the Russian market, we can also help you facilitate business transactions in other key legal areas.

Liga Fjodorova

At Attorneys at Law Borenius, Līga specialises in the field of intellectual property law, commercial law, proceedings, arbitrage court and international cargo shipment law. Līga is a Latvian Trade Mark Attorney and European Trade Mark Attorney. She is one of the leading experts in Latvia in the field of intellectual property law, and she represents customers in complicated trademark patent and copyright litigations.

Borenius:

The attorneys at law office Borenius is a full service commercial law office. The office has three partners – Lauris Liepa, Indrikis Liepa and Gatis Flinters, as well as two specialised partners – Edgars Lodzins and Sergejs Rudans. After more than 10 years of activity, 22 lawyers currently practise at the office, many of them recognised experts in their field, who make Borenius one of the leading offices of attorneys at law in Latvia.

Borenius lawyers’ competence is characterised by their experience, perfect knowledge of their field and courage to search for creative solutions to problematic situations. The competence, openness and consideration of the office’s lawyers in relation to our clients allow them to effect the desired results. The office is one of the largest in Latvia that offers clients a comprehensive range of legal services – from legal advice and transactions to complex legal proceedings. This is welcomed by previous Borenius clients: having trusted Borenius to solve their legal issues, they can be confident in the most favourable result.

An important aspect of the office’s work is cooperation with the other law offices of the Borenius group which are represented in Finland, Russia, USA, Estonia and Lithuania, where professional advice in legal matters is provided to clients by more than 200 lawyers. When cooperating with Borenius in Latvia, clients may be confident that their interests will be represented by professional and recognised lawyers in the region.