Tara A. Nealey

Leaders in Law endorses Tara Nealey as our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Missouri, USA. If you wish to get in touch with Tara please use the contact information provided above.

Dr. Tara Nealey is a member of the Science and Technology practice group, with a background in academic physiology research. She focuses on advising clients with intellectual property questions related to life science technologies. After completing her Ph.D. in neurophysiology followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in retinal research, she moved to the practice of patent law. Her experience encompasses a decade of providing patent counsel to clients ranging from individual inventor, to public and private universities and research institutions, start-up companies, mid-size firms and Fortune 500 companies including generic and branded pharmaceutical companies. She prepares and prosecutes U.S. and international patent applications, provides patentability reviews and opinions, freedom to operate and clearance opinions and product design arounds, does patent landscaping, and analyzes in- and out-licenses of patented technologies. She recently assisted a Fortune 500 company in analyzing the patent landscape relating to RNAi molecules and products in support of a complex multi-party licensing and business strategy. She has also recently assisted two start-up companies in securing the IP protection necessary for successful rounds of venture capital funding.

An important aspect of Tara’s practice involves advising clients on developing a comprehensive patenting and patent portfolio strategy, legal aspects of licensing and commercialization strategies, and also reviewing technology and “know-how” licenses, confidentiality agreements, and material transfer agreements. She also counsels clients on trade secret protection and unfair competition, and related copyright and trademark issues.

Tara’s areas of technological expertise include biotechnology and medical technologies including:

– Pharmaceuticals

– Nucleic acids including RNAi molecules and delivery technologies

– Peptides and proteins

– Cell membrane permeable molecules

– Vectors including viral vectors

– Protein-tagging methods and labels

– Genetically modified organisms

– Cell-based therapies including stem cell therapies

– Medical imaging compositions and techniques

– Neural therapies

– Brain-computer devices

– Antibodies

– Vaccines

– Smart catheters and stents

– Low level laser therapy devices

– Orthopedic devices

– Functionalized biocompatible nanoparticles

– Nano-engineered bioassay techniques

– Cell cultures

– Engineered tissues

Tara is also an active member of the firm’s multi-disciplinary practice which focuses on emerging technology companies having varied legal needs relating to their technology focus. Clients benefiting from this practice include those developing technologies in the life sciences, information technology and energy. In St. Louis, members of the group include corporate and IP attorneys with a wide range of experience, who also work closely with a variety of organizations to support programs fostering tech-based entrepreneurism in the region, including Arch Grants, Capital Innovators, Olin Cup, and the RCGA.

Distinctions

– Part-Owner and Member of Biotactica, LLC

– “Client Choice Award” winner for Patents in Missouri, 2017

– Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Patent Law, 2014-2016

Memberships

– The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

– The American Intellectual Property Law Association

– Missouri Biotechnology Organization

– Plant and Life Sciences Network of St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association

Firm Description:

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with 900 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, labor and employment and business litigation.

In 1972 Jim Polsinelli and colleagues formed the firm to serve business and real estate clients in a small office in the historic Country Club Plaza District in Kansas City, Missouri. The firm has continued to see impressive growth over its 45+ year history with expanding practice areas and office additions, most recently in Miami. The addition of these offices is part of our strategic plan to better serve the increasing needs of our clients.

We strive to align our services to our clients’ business goals. Doing so has allowed us to attract experienced attorneys across the country seeking a platform best suited to their clients’ priorities. With our firm’s concentration of presence in lower-overhead markets, we are able to offer more comprehensive services than local or regional firms and more competitive overall cost than national firms concentrated in higher cost markets.

 

Maria Athanasiadou

Leaders in Law endorses Maria Athanassiadou as our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Greece. If you wish to get in touch with Maria please use the contact information provided above.

Maria Athanassiadou is an Attorney at Law and one of the founding partners of Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou and Partners, Law Firm (HP&P).  With more than 25 years’ experience in all intellectual property fields, she focuses her practise on IP litigation, prosecution and counselling, with a particular emphasis on patents, utility models, supplementary protection certificates, industrial designs and trademarks. Ms. Athanassiadou advises major international as well as local clients especially in the pharmaceutical sector, assisting them to build and develop effective strategies that suit their business objectives and purposes. She is admitted to practise before the Supreme Court and the Council of State.

Ms. Athanassiadou is a regular contributor to Wolters Kluwer Manual IP, Katzarov’s Manual on Industrial Property and in several INTA resources as well as to various significant trademark, designs and patent publications. Recent contributions include:

  • Business Brief: Greece, WIPR Annual 2020 (co-author)
  • Patents in Greece, Lexology GTDT, April 2020
  • Designs 2020 – A Global Guide: Greece, supplement to World Trademark Review, December 2019;
  • General Court provides guidance on proof of enhanced distinctiveness, WTR Daily, November 2019
  • Greece: Patent Litigation – Comparative Guide, The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer, November 2019 (co-author)
  • General Court confirms likelihood of confusion between H’UGO’S and HUGO’S BURGER BAR- WTR Daily, July 2019
  • 3rd Edition Intellectual Property Country Comparative Guide, The Legal 500 & The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer, June 2019 (co-author)
  • Patents in Greece, Lexology GTDT, May 2019
  • Business Brief: Greece, WIPR Annual 2019 (co-author)
  • Patents in Europe: Helping business compete in the global economy 2019/2020, supplement to IAM, April 2019
  • General Court rules on genuine use of figurative trademarks MEBLO – WTR Daily – March 2019, Designs 2019 A Global Guide.

Languages

Greek, English, Spanish, French, German

Memberships

Member of International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)

Member of the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group (PTMG)

Member of International Trademark Association (INTA)

Athens Bar Association, as from 1996

Education

Masters’ degree in Spanish studies, University of Barcelona, 2018

Law Degree, University of Athens, Greece, 1994

Firm Description:

International Experience

HP&P is home to 11 fully qualified Attorneys with considerable experience in intellectual property matters over many years of practice and 40 highly specialized technical counsellors-patent translators. Two of our Attorneys are European Patent Attorneys. Most of our Attorneys are active members of various national and international professional bodies and regularly contribute to several publications in the IP field, both Greek and International.

At HP&P we serve our foreign clients in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. We closely collaborate with 40 technical counsellors, who have accredited degrees (the majority including post-graduate studies as well) in sciences, (e.g. physics, chemistry/biochemistry, biology and electrical/electronic, chemical and mechanical engineering). Most of them are or have been involved in academic research. They are competent translators for English, French and German and regularly provide consulting services of the highest quality, based on their technical expertise in patent matters.

Diverse clientele

Our client base covers a very broad spectrum including law firms and prestigious companies in the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cosmetics, constructions, telecommunications, energy, biotechnology, food, alcoholic and soft beverages, fashion, finance and banking, education, and many more. Our clients range from the trademark and patent departments of large and small international companies directly represented by HP&P, through to multi-national and small companies represented by HP&P indirectly through trademark and patent agents from all over the world. In addition to our intellectual property activities in Greece, HP&P maintains a close collaboration with outstanding Law Offices in Cyprus and the Arabic countries and has acquired experience in the handling of trademark and patent matters in these countries for many years. In addition to that, our broad network of carefully selected IP law firms, with whom we have built a strong relationship of trust and confidence over the years, permits us to manage our clients’ IP portfolios in each and every country of the world where their interests extend.

 

Jose Miguel de Leon, LL.M.

Leaders in Law endorses Jose Miguel de Leon as our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in the Philippines  If you wish to get in touch with Jose please use the contact information provided above.

Jon is an IP lawyer based in the Philippines. He is the Managing Partner of De Leon IP Law Firm, a boutique intellectual property law firm in the Philippines that exclusively handles intellectual property work.

Jon obtained his B.S. Computer Science degree (major information technology) from De La Salle University (DLSU) and his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) School of Law. After being admitted to the Philippine Bar, he pursued his graduate studies at the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a specialization in Intellectual Property and Technology Law. He received a certificate on CopyrightX from the distance-learning initiative of Harvard Law School and Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society; and a certificate on Patent Information Search from the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL).

Jon is a staunch supporter of intellectual property protection. He studied in Singapore, the IP Hub of Asia, to study how he can help improve the legal landscape of the Philippines with regard to IP law. Jon conducts talks and seminars about IP Law. He is passionate about this specific branch of law and believes that intellectual property is as important as physical property. He has extensive experience in various stems of IP law and has been winning cases in the IP battlefield for several years. He worked for a boutique IP firm based in Bonifacio Global City handling diverse cases for big brands and SMEs. He also provides assistance to start-up companies who are in the dark about how to protect their IP assets.

Jon specializes in responding to Registrability Reports and handling inter partes cases (i.e., filing and defending oppositions and petitions for cancellation), as he handled most of the inter partes cases of the local IP firm that he previously worked for. He gained in-depth knowledge in handling trademark prosecution matters through working for a foreign firm that handles the same. Jon also has experience in the franchising industry. He is proficient in drafting and reviewing Franchise Agreements and has provided legal advice to both franchisors and franchisees.

Firm Description

De Leon IP Law Firm is a boutique intellectual property law firm based in the Philippines that exclusively handles intellectual property work. The IP firm provides a full range of IP services, including, among others, trademark prosecution; patent, utility model and industrial design prosecution; copyright registration and deposit; trademark opposition and cancellation (inter partes) cases; intellectual property violation (IPV) cases; drafting and reviewing franchise agreements; trademark clearance searches; due diligence studies; IP enforcement; and registration of IP rights with the Bureau of Customs (border control measures).

Great ideas should always be protected at all costs. To some, it might be intimidating to go through the intricate steps in ensuring that your IP rights are protected. We understand your hesitation and we are more than eager to help you in every step of the way. We aim to provide straightforward and cost-efficient solutions to answer your custom IP needs.

Our legal team is composed of lawyers and IP specialists who are adept in the field of Intellectual Property law. We work closely with the Intellectual Property of the Philippines (IPOPHL) and other relevant government agencies to ensure that your IP rights are protected.

Virtually all law firms take pride in being experts in their field. What defines us from the rest is our deep commitment to our client. We build a good rapport with them and we treat their concerns like our own. Having a unique sense of ownership makes us best in what we do.

De Leon IP Law Firm is your source for IP solutions in the Philippines.

 

Hajime Watanabe

Leaders in Law endorses Hajime Watanabe as our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Japan. If you wish to get in touch with Hajime please use the contact information provided above.

Hajime Watanabe is one of the founding partners of Shiomizaka (formerly STW & Partners). His main areas of practice are antitrust and competition laws, dispute resolution and intellectual property litigation. He has also assisted a number of clients with antitrust aspects in their commercial transactions and the establishment of compliance structures based on his extensive experience in cases in Japan and other jurisdictions. Peers and clients alike appreciate his commercial mindset, which appeals to business people. He has been recommended as a leading individual by Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals for nine consecutive years (2012–2020), as a leading individual in the sector of intellectual property for 10 consecutive years (2010–2020) by Chambers Asia, as a best lawyer in the sector of intellectual property for 12 consecutive years by Best Lawyers (2009–2020), as one of the most highly acclaimed legal experts in Japan for dispute resolution by Asialaw Leading Lawyers for six consecutive years (2013–2018).

He obtained an LLB from the University of Tokyo in 1985 and was admitted in Japan to the Daini-Tokyo Bar Association in 1987. He obtained an LLM from the University of Illinois, College of Law, in 1993. Mr Watanabe joined Mori Sogo (now Mori Hamada & Matsumoto) in 1987. He worked at Jenner & Block in Chicago from 1993 to 1995 and at the US Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC in 1995. In 1994 Mr Watanabe was admitted in Illinois (as a foreign consultant) at the Chicago Bar Association and in New York at the New York Bar Association, and he is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He established STW & Partners in 2007.

Firm Description

Our principal goal is to obtain the best possible outcome for our clients. While that might sound obvious, it is easier said than done in today’s complex and constantly changing environment. We are not satisfied until we have realized the best interests of our clients by having a clear understanding of the background of each matter, clarifying and investigating the points at issue, making a convincing case, and succeeding in lawsuits or negotiations with the parties involved. We believe that the ability to provide the most effective legal advice is significantly enhanced by our flexible viewpoints, clear thinking, expertise, experience, mobility, communication skills, ability to respond to changes, and unbending sprit.

At Shiomizaka, we recognize the significance of teamwork. By combining the wealth of the highly specialized knowledge and experience that each attorney brings to the firm, we are able to provide innovative legal advice in a flexible and effective manner that is tailored to each individual matter while maintaining a broad perspective unfettered by any one particular field. We constantly strive to achieve extraordinary results for our clients as their most reliable advisor.

Practice Areas

Our firm offers a wide range of legal services, including provision of legal advices with respect to the management and organization of a company, multi-national and cross-border transactions, general corporate matters, IP, IT/IoT/AI, media/entertainment, M&A, anti-trust law matters, finance, complex domestic and international litigation and other dispute resolutions, insolvency, pharmaceuticals/healthcare and real estate.

 

France Côté

Leaders in Law endorses France Côté as our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Canada. If you wish to get in touch with France please use the contact information provided above.

France is a patent agent registered to act before the Canadian and United States Patent Offices. France’s expertise allows her to represent a wide range of clients. She works with start-up and multi-national biotechnology companies, as well as domestic and international universities and research institutes. France assists clients in the prosecution and management of patent applications, in the strategic planning of their patent portfolios, due diligence analysis of portfolios and related prospectus drafting for initial public offerings.

Although France’s background is biochemistry, her expertise is varied and includes inventions in the following fields: simple mechanics, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals and business methods.

She has been active in the training of new biotech patent agents through her involvement with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and McGill University. France has served as Chair of the IPIC/McGill Course Liaison Committee from 1997 to 2001, Assistant director of the 1995 and 1996 IPIC/McGill patent courses and director of the course in 1997.

France started in the profession at Goudreau Gage Dubuc in 1988. France joined Swabey Ogilvy Renault in 1992 and became a partner in 1998. After the merger with Ogilvy Renault, she was the chair of the Montreal IP group from 2003 to 2005. France was a co-founding partner of the Montreal Office of Bereskin & Parr in 2005.

In 2009, France joined Marc to co-found BENOÎT & CÔTÉ.

Awards

Finalist for the “Prix Femme d’affaires du Québec”

This annual award has recognized successful women with brilliant careers in a variety of industries.

The finalists will be honoured at a virtual gala on November 17, 2020.

https://prixfemmesdaffairesduquebec.com/prix/#

Firm Description

BENOÎT & CÔTÉ OFFERS PERSONALIZED AND LEADING-EDGE SERVICES OF A BOUTIQUE FIRM WITH THE RESPECTED AND TRUSTED SECURITY OF A TOP TIER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FIRM.

Having previously worked together and combining over 40 years of experience, co-founders C. Marc Benoît and France Côté envisioned an IP firm that would offer a complete vision of the intellectual property needs of clients, be they inventors, start-ups, small and medium-sized businesses or multinational corporations.

In 2009, having brought together a team of patent and trademark professionals covering all areas of expertise, this vision became a reality with the creation of the first BENOÎT & CÔTÉ office in Montréal, Canada. Since then, we have supplied numerous local and international clients with a wide range of services and worked with well-known and highly respected foreign associates in order to maximize IP value.

 

Eno Dodbiba

Leaders in Law endorses Eno Dodbiba as our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Albania. If you wish to get in touch with Eno please use the contact information provided above.

Eno DODBIBA has been involved with IP matter, since 1994, initially on the scope of innovation relay centres networking and exchange projects, part of professional projects between Albania and other countries, pertinent to nature resource management.

The patent and trademark attorney work was initiated after the 1995, as an individual licensed activity from the Albania Patent and Trademark office, with a trademark portfolio and patent matters that have been continuously expanding and growing in the successive 18 years. In the frame of this activity, other affiliations have been solicited and several partnerships established aiming information and dissemination of knowledge and experiences on intellectual property matter, as well as implications from the national perspective, in various relevant fields such as economy, industry and science and respective technologies.
Experience is owned in respect with Albanian regulatory frame applied on IP and related matters, transfer of scientific research and its relevance into development of participatory programs/projects nationwide etc. providing liaison to network of professionals, partners and subjects which are all interested and involved directly or indirectly with the IPRs issues.

The IP practice of Mr. Dodbiba has encouraged, stimulated and supported several SME and economic operators with professional assistance in IPRs areas, copyright, legal aspects and the associated problems including also provision of protection of IPRs with the respective Albanian institutions.

 

Manisha Singh

Leaders in Law endorses Manisha Singh as our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in India. If you wish to get in touch with Manisha please use the contact information provided above.

Manisha Singh is the Founder and Managing Partner at LexOrbis, India’s premier intellectual property firm. The firm provides end-to-end IP services, from ideation to monetization including procurement, protection, maintenance, and enforcement of all forms of IP rights and assets and related legal services. Manisha has been advising and handling dispute resolutions for a wide range of clients including technology and pharmaceutical companies, public sector companies, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Oil Corporation, and the Department of Non-Banking Financial Companies, Reserve Bank of India. For more than two decades, Manisha has acted as the standing counsel and represented her clients in the Supreme Court of India, High Courts, District Courts and other Tribunals.

After completing her master’s in economics, Manisha studied law from one of the premier law schools of India, Faculty of Law, Delhi University.

Manisha is ranked amongst the top and leading lawyers in IP and dispute resolution segments of Indian legal practice by prominent law journals and publications. She is known for providing proactive, out of the box, business-oriented counselling and representation to her clients. She founded LexOrbis in 1997 with a set of like-minded lawyers to bring an international perspective to the Indian intellectual property regimen, that was in the process of being integrated with the international IP systems post-signing of TRIPS Agreement in 1995 by India. She worked closely with the policymakers, judiciary, and other stakeholders to establish a robust and level playing IP regime in India and she continues to work on critical and high-stake policy-related cases.

Her in-depth understanding and knowledge of all the aspects of IPR is reflected in her prolific academic and research-based writing in renowned publications worldwide and she is routinely invited to author articles and commentaries on contemporary IP policies and issues by national and international publications including Managing IP, World Intellectual Property Review, INTA, Indian Business Law Journal, IP Frontline, Marques, Mondaq, and Asialaw amongst others.

Manisha is a member of many significant IP forums and professional bodies in India and abroad, including the International Trademark Association (INTA), International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA) and Pharmaceuticals Trade Marks Group (PTMG).

Manisha has been widely recognized for her work in the IP space by various national/international associations. Some of her latest accolades include her recognition by WTR 1000 in World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2021 Guide for “enforcement and litigation, prosecution and strategy”; one of the Top 100 IP Experts 2021 in India by Asia IP; Legal Era’s 2021 Coffee Book – Distinguished Legal Minds of India as one of the leading law firm partners; Top Disputes Lawyers 2020 by Asian Legal Business India; Leading IP strategist by IAM Strategy 300 2020.

Firm Description

LexOrbis is a comprehensive intellectual property law firm based at 3 strategic locations i.e. Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, India with clients from all geographies and ethnicities. We advise our global clients on protecting and enforcing their rights in patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights, geographic indications and domain names.

We bring together a dynamic and experienced team of attorneys and staff, focused on disseminating appropriate and rational advice on all aspects of intellectual property law.

World-Class IP Law Firm

LexOrbis is a first of its kind law firm that blends technical expertise with legal acumen. We serve as a one-stop-shop for all intellectual property issues. We have extensive domain knowledge and a pool of highly skilled lawyers and technical personnel with thorough & sound IP experience.  We represent clients across all judicial forums, including the Intellectual Property Offices, District Courts, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

Engaging with Stakeholders and Policy Makers

Our lawyers include revered leaders in the IP space, especially on the topic of emerging IP scenarios in India. Our attorneys regularly engage with IP stakeholders in India, including the courts and policymakers.  Although we are based in India, we have forged relationships across the globe and regularly work with a network of attorneys and technical experts in 137 countries to protect our clients internationally.

Broad Technical Expertise

Our diverse technical expertise and practical business experience help us understand your ideas and inventions. Our attorneys serve a collage of technical fields, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, electronics, semiconductors, fast-moving consumer goods, luxury goods and technologically advanced startups. We understand the importance of protecting your competitive advantage and we offer a full portfolio of intellectual property services, including:

  • IP Clearances
  • Procurement of Patent, Design, Trademark, Copyright, domain names, geographical rights and registrations in India
  • Maintenance and Renewal of IP Assets
  • Transactional and commercial matters related to IP including assignment, licensing/franchising, Technology and know transfers, Collaborative Research, Contract manufacturing, etc.
  • IP Litigation, Border Enforcement and criminal enforcement of Trademarks & Copyrights
  • Domain Names
  • Other contentious Intellectual Property matters including Patent and Trademark oppositions, Patents, Designs and copyright cancellation

Cutting-Edge Technology

We have implemented state of the art systems and robust processes to support our clients’ initiatives.  We are process-driven and have onboard systems to enable us to undertake various activities with efficiency, accuracy, and precision. We understand that investing in the protection and enforcement of your IP assets is of the highest priority.  We combine industry benchmarked processes and systems coupled with experienced legal leaders to present to you an array of intellectual property services.

We have a team of experienced lawyers who focus exclusively on intellectual property rights and understand the nuances of this space in terms of business strategy in India & globally.  The experience we have gained in the past two decades allows us to offer comprehensive assistance and advice to global corporations, small and medium enterprises, emerging businesses, and individuals. Our team has technical and business experience to help leverage intellectual property as a tool for your business.

Industry Knowledge

Our team has been actively involved in business and research at all levels.  Most of our professionals have worked at the forefront of product development, so they understand your business needs.  Others have participated in cutting-edge research and development, at globally renowned companies and have witnessed how inventions propel businesses forward.

Members of our firm have been involved in leading research efforts in the areas of plant-related genetics, energy management, semiconductors and other ground-breaking innovations.  When you work with our attorneys, you gain a partner who is not only abreast with the intricacies of intellectual property law but also understands your industry, business, and technical background at more than just a perfunctory level.

Industry Relationships

Our professionals regularly engage with intellectual property stakeholders in India and abroad, to understand and address various concerns that beckon attention. Working with intellectual property stakeholders, we can best understand how changes to the law and its interpretation may affect your business.

Our firm’s members are associated with the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (AIPLA), the Intellectual Property Owners (IPO), the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA), among others.

Recognized Leaders in the IP Field

We pride ourselves in our presence at the forefront of intellectual property in India and the world.  Our professionals are honourable leaders in IP law and are regularly invited to author articles for the best IP publications and speak at various national and international IPR forums and associations. Recent topics have included Registration of Three-Dimensional Marks; PCT Application and its Intricacies; Patenting Microorganisms and Software Patentability.

Besides, we have published numerous articles in law reviews examining topics of interest from a policy vs practice standpoint in the arena.

Our Competitive Advantage

LexOrbis is among a new generation of intellectual property law firms having expertise and knowledge across the entire IP spectrum.  While the firm was conceived at a point in time when the patent space was undergoing significant changes in India, it has proved to be a front runner in the space. As for the other forms of intellectual property, we continue to engage closely with new and emerging areas of IP law.

Our unique and robust combination of technical, business, and legal acumen gives us a great competitive advantage.  We are well-rounded professionals who truly understand your needs as a business and as a creator.

We are focused on your success and committed to doing all we can within the realm of intellectual property to enable that success. We look forward to learning more about your business and intellectual property needs.

 

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

 

Marius Jakulis Jason

Leaders in Law endorses Marius Jakulis Jason as our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Lithuania. If you wish to get in touch with Marius please use the contact information provided above.

Marius is the founder and senior partner of AAA Law. Mr. Jason has been specialising in intellectual property and business law for more than 30 years. He is Lithuanian and European patent attorney. Mr. Jason is listed in the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers as one of the world’s premiere lawyers specialising in trademarks.

We are AAA Law, a law firm specialising in business and intellectual property law. We are one of the longest-operating firms providing legal services in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

The lawyers, European patent attorneys and legal specialists working for AAA Law provide advice, prepare legal documents and represent clients in pre-trial and European Union institutions and courts.

We are united by our professionalism, our passion for our work, our creativity and our openness to new ideas. In providing legal services we always ensure the highest quality, prompt service and constant attention to the client’s wishes.

 

Jose de Pierola

Leaders in Law endorses Jose de Pierola as our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Peru. If you wish to get in touch with Jose use the contact information provided above.

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.

Bar Admissions

Affiliations

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).

Firm Description

Pierola & Asociados was founded in 1975, specializing in intellectual property in all legal areas related to trade marks, slogans, trade names, well-known trade marks, patents, utility models, industrial designs, copyrights, unfair competition and litigation, as well as foreign investment and general practice. Currently we are actively involved in the fields of domain names dispute resolution and arbitration, licensing and infringement actions.

Pierola & Asociados is an important leading law firm in Peru with more than 40 years of experience in intellectual property, a high level of service in all areas of practice. The firm has correspondents and clients in many countries around the world.

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property.
  • Litigation.
  • Renewals.
  • Unfair Competition.
  • Infringement Actions.
  • Copyrights.
  • Domain Names Dispute Resolution.
  • Amendments Acts.
  • Licensing.