Andrew Aitken is a skilled lawyer who brings some 25 years of experience in procurement, prosecution and licensing of intellectual property matters. He also has an extensive track record of successfully litigating intellectual property and other commercial disputes throughout the country.
Despite having litigated in many areas of law, Mr. Aitken’s particular focus is in complex intellectual property litigation. As a registered patent practitioner, he brings knowledge of the mechanics of patent prosecution practice, including the preparation and prosecution of utility patents, design patents, trademarks and registration of copyrights.
In the patent area, Mr. Aitken has special expertise in connection with the amusement game industry, computer hardware and peripherals, gaming and toys, software, electro-mechanical inventions and business methods. In the trademark area, he is recognized as leading litigator in the global beverage industry.
Mr. Aitken has litigated dozens of complex patent and trademark disputes in federal courts throughout the country, including in New York, Florida, New Jersey, California, Georgia, Texas, Virginia, Kentucky and Maryland. The experience is fostered by his additional experience in patent appeals, patent reexamination proceedings, inter partes proceedings, ITC matters, trademark oppositions and trademark cancellation proceedings.
In summary, Mr. Aitken’s experience includes:
Representative litigation matters have included: