Loaknauth Law

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property:  Legal support for small businesses, start-ups, and entrepreneurs.

Other practice areas include litigation, immigration and family law.

Areas of Practice


Intellectual Property

One of the greatest strengths of Loaknauth Law is providing long-term strategies and solutions for clients, not just litigation advice.  The primary goal is to achieve a successful outcome.  Whether you own a patent or have been threatened or sued by another for patent infringement, Loaknauth Law will represent you every step of the way.  Head by patent attorney Nicholas Loaknauth, Loaknauth Law has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including medical device, mechanical, software, and telecommunication technologies.

PATENT PREPARATION & PERSECUTION

Loaknauth Law founder Nicholas Loaknauth has in-depth experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications to protect inventions that are highly valued and of strategic importance.  Loaknauth Law’s comprehensive services include

  • Evaluating the patentability of client inventions
  • Rendering validity and non-infringement opinions
  • Prosecuting and defending post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review (IPRs), post-grant reviews (PGRs), covered business method (CBM) reviews, and derivation proceedings
  • Resolving ownership and inventorship disputes regarding patent rights

 

TRADEMARK

A positive reputation is the most important characteristic of a successful business.  Protecting your brand name should be of critical importance in your business strategy.  Whether it be applying for trademark protection, or litigating your trademark rights, Loaknauth Law is with you every step of the way.  Loaknauth Law has extensive experience preparing and prosecuting trademark applications, starting from a thorough clearance search to assessing the viability of the proposed mark.  Loaknauth Law can also represent you in matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), such as opposition and cancellation proceedings, as well as before State and Federal Courts.  Loaknauth Law’s services include:

  • Trademark clearance, registration and counseling
  • Trademark applications, opposition, and cancellation proceedings
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings
  • Domain name acquisition, enforcement, and registration
  • Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) issues, including cybersquatting
  • Global brand strategies
  • Litigation of trademark infringement and dilution cases
  • Portfolio management
  • Privacy and publicity rights
  • Trade dress and design rights

 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright protection of original works of authorship is critical in protecting your intellectual property and adding value to your business.  Loaknauth Law will obtain federal copyright protection for your copyrightable content such as books, fictional characters, names and likenesses of individuals, photographs, magazines, software, and videos.  Loaknauth Law can also create agreements concerning distribution of copyrightable materials and content, website operations, software development and licenses, and service agreements.  When it comes to intellectual property enforcement, Loaknauth Law has in-depth knowledge relating to cease and desist letters, settlement agreements, and litigating in State and Federal courts. Typical representations include:

  • Copyright protection and registration
  • Copyright enforcement
  • Notice and takedown requirements
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) take downs
  • Fair-use determinations
  • Rights of publicity and privacy
  • Licensing, acquisitions and portfolio management
  • Litigation
  • Resolution of ownership disputes
  • Work for hire

Litigation

Loaknauth Law recognizes the primary purpose of litigation – to achieve the best possible result for the client.  The firm understands client specific business needs and works aggressively and intelligently to achieve the client’s objectives in light of the client’s resources and tolerance for risk.  The firm is adept at counseling clients so they may weigh the costs and benefits of each litigation strategy, whether that be an out-of-court settlement or a full-blown trial.  Because of founder Nicholas Loaknauth's experience and background, Loaknauth Law is uniquely positioned to handle any case that can benefit from understanding and explaining science and technology.

BUSINESS & CIVIL LITIGATION

Loaknauth Law has overseen litigation cases in State and Federal Court on a wide range of issues, including breach of contract, fraudulent misrepresentation, defamation, personal injury, and intellectual property claims.  When litigation is involved, Loaknauth Law zealously advocates for its clients to achieve the best possible result.  

 

PERSONAL INJURY

Accidents happen.  If you were involved in an auto accident or injured as a pedestrian, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.  Loaknauth Law can represent you in negotiations and, if necessary, a personal injury lawsuit.

Claims may arise from numerous circumstances, including but not limited to:

  • Automobile accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Trip and fall accidents
  • Construction site accidents
  • Products liability
  • Wrongful death
  • Negligent supervision
  • Assault and battery
  • Medical malpractice
  • Premises liability
  • Dog bite accidents
  • Civil rights and police brutality

Gathering the facts and evidence as early as possible can be critical to the success of a case.  Contact Loaknauth Law for a free and confidential consultation.


Transactional

Loaknauth Law provides low cost, flat fee services in the formation of business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, professional service corporations, and professional limited liability companies.  Loaknauth Law counsels startups and small businesses every step of the way to help them get started on the right foot.

AGREEMENTS

Loaknauth Law advises clients on agreements for critical business transactions, ranging from non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to manufacturing agreements to licensing agreements.  Loaknauth Law seeks to deliver water-tight contracts to protect clients during their most important transactions.  


Immigration

Loaknauth Law prides itself on its prompt and skilled representation for immigrants and nonimmigrant travelers. Loaknauth Law represents clients in many areas of immigration law including naturalization and citizenship, asylum and refugee, visas, and permanent residency.

NATURALIZATION AND CITIZENSHIP

VISAS

Asylum

 


Family Law

Are you seeking a divorce?  Are you having child support issues?  Contact Loaknauth Law today for a free consultation.