Alaina J. Lakawicz

Associate

Philadelphia
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Overview

Alaina Lakawicz focuses her developing practice on intellectual property, with a concentration in patent law. She places great value on her engineering degree, which provides her with the knowledge necessary for her work in intellectual property prosecution and litigation regarding issues relevant to the mechanical engineering sector.

Select Experience

  • Member of a patent litigation team that represented a Fortune 500 company in district court and before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB). After successfully arguing for a stay pending inter partes review, the team convinced the PTAB to invalidate all of the claims asserted in the patent litigation.
  • Member of a patent litigation team that defended a Fortune 500 company in litigation involving remote control technology. The team successfully convinced the district court to grant summary judgment of noninfringement in favor of the client.
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Experience

  • Member of a patent litigation team that represented a Fortune 500 company in district court and before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB). After successfully arguing for a stay pending inter partes review, the team convinced the PTAB to invalidate all of the claims asserted in the patent litigation.
  • Member of a patent litigation team that defended a Fortune 500 company in litigation involving remote control technology. The team successfully convinced the district court to grant summary judgment of noninfringement in favor of the client.
  • Member of a patent litigation team that represented a Fortune 500 company in litigation involving MP3 technology. The team successfully achieved a favorable settlement for the client.
  • Member of a patent litigation team representing a multinational company against an industry competitor.
  • Member of a patent litigation team representing a Fortune 500 company in a declaratory judgment action that was filed after defendants brought suit against the client’s customers. 
  • Member of a patent litigation team that argued willful infringement issues before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association

Prior Positions

  • U.S. Department of Defense
    • Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Team
    • Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program
  • Legal Intern for The Honorable  U.S. District Judge Freda Wolfson

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 75,086
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania, 2014

Education

  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 2014; magna cum laude; Executive Editor, Rutgers Law Journal
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, minor in Mathematics, Rutgers University, 2011, summa cum laude, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma