Seyfarth Shaw’s Litigation Department Welcomes Alan M. Lenkin As Partner

LOS ANGELES - Seyfarth Shaw LLP has announced that Alan M. Lenkin has joined the firm's Los Angeles office as a partner in the Litigation Department. Lenkin joins the firm from Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.

Lenkin is a senior patent attorney who focuses on patent issues and other intellectual property matters. He manages patent prosecution for both emerging companies and more established high-technology companies. He is particularly strong in computer, telecommunications, aerospace, medical device and semiconductor technological arts. Lenkin is a registered U.S. Patent Attorney with extensive patent prosecution experience in complex technologies, as well as experience conducting appeals before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. He works with clients to evaluate their intellectual property issues and to provide overall strategic counseling with respect to issues such as portfolio development and technology transfer. Lenkin also employs his experience in patent litigation, and represents leading companies both as plaintiff and defendant.

The Intellectual Property Practice Group at Seyfarth Shaw offers clients powerful protection for their most valuable assets. With broad experience in all areas of intellectual property law, the Seyfarth Shaw Intellectual Property Practice Group is a full-service partner that helps clients identify and secure their intellectual property rights, exploit them in the marketplace and enforce or defend them anywhere, domestically and internationally.

Seyfarth Shaw opened its Los Angeles office in 1973 with two partners from its Chicago office. Today, it is a full-service office that has more than 125 lawyers with significant experience in business transactions, intellectual property, trust & estates, commercial litigation, employee benefits, and international & domestic employment law.

Lenkin received his B.S. in Systems Analysis and Engineering from George Washington University and his J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. He is admitted to practice law in California and the District of Columbia. He is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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