Michael Atkins, Abogado

 
Michael Atkins

Mike Atkins ha sido, durante nueve años, profesor de Derecho de marcas en la Universidad de Washington, Facultad de Derecho, siendo conferenciante en materia de Derecho de la Propiedad Intelectual en China, Francia, Alemania, España, y en todo Estados Unidos. La World Trademark Review lo considera como “Recommended Expert”. Es miembro de la Litigation Counsel of America, una mención dada sólo al 0,5% de los abogados en Estados Unidos. Está valorado como “10.0” por la Avvo attorney rating, y ha sido considerado “Super Lawyer” en Washington cada año desde el año 2010. Mike publica el popular Seattle Trademark Lawyer blog y es abogado ejerciente en Seattle desde hace veinte años.

Conocido por ofrecer asesoramiento estratégico, Mike persigue las solicitudes de registro marca y copyright ante la U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and U.S. Copyright Office. Cuando es necesario, protege activamente la propiedad intelectual de sus clientes ante los Tribunales y ante la U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Mike nació en Seattle. Se graduó en la St. John’s University (Collegeville, Minn.) y en la University of Minnesota Law School antes de volver a su ciudad natal. Actualmente, reparte su tiempo entre Seattle y Mexico City, lo que le provee con una visión internacional única, aparate de una nada despreciable cantidad de millas acumuladas. Fuera de sus obligaciones laborales, disfruta con el running, el esquí, adquiriendo conocimientos de lengua española y buscando los mejores “tacos al pastor”.

Más Sobre Michael

Experiencia profesional

Atkins Intellectual Property, PLLC

Lecturer, University of Washington School of Law, 2007-16

Partner, Graham & Dunn, PC (Seattle, Wash.), 2001-2011

Reconocimiento / Honores

Avvo, Inc., “Superb,” “10.0” attorney rating

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

World Trademark Review, “Recommended Expert,” 2014-16

Super Lawyers Magazine, “Super Lawyer,” 2010-16

UW School of Law, “Outstanding Service Award, Part-Time Lecturer,” 2009-10

Washington CEO Magazine, “Top Intellectual Property Lawyer,” 2008

Washington Law & Politics, “Rising Star,” 2005-09

Washington State Bar Association, “Random Acts of Professionalism,” 2004

Los artículos publicados

Publisher/author, “Seattle Trademark Lawyer,” 2006-present.

Co-author, “Expert Witnesses: Intellectual Property Cases,” Thomson/West, 2009-2010.

Contributing Author, “Intellectual Property Due Diligence in Corporate Transactions,” Thomson/West, 2008.

Contributing Author, “Assets & Finance: Audits and Valuation of Intellectual Property,” Thomson/West, 2008.

Contributing Author, “Intellectual Property Due Diligence in Corporate Transactions,” Thomson/West, 2007.

Charlas

“Advanced Trademark Law,” University of Washington School of Law, 2016.

“Cannabis in Washington State: Intellectual Property Issues,” 2015.

“Hot Topics in U.S. Trademark Litigation,” Patent and Intellectual Property Law and Practice Summer Institute, Center for Advanced Study and Research on Intellectual Property, 2015.

”Look and Feel Trademark Protection in the United States,” Transnational IP Seminar, Center for International Intellectual Property Studies, Strasbourg, France, 2015.

”Marijuana Trademarks and the PTO,” IP Inn of Court, 2014.

“Hot Topics in U.S. Trademark Litigation,” Patent and Intellectual Property Law and Practice Summer Institute, Center for Advanced Study and Research on Intellectual Property, 2014.

”Right of Publicity Protection in the United States,” Transnational IP Seminar, Dresden, Germany, 2015.

”Look and Feel Trademark Protection in the United States,” Transnational IP Seminar, Dresden, Germany, 2014.

“Trademark Law: Likelihood of Dilution,” University of Washington School of Law, 2013.

”Trademark Issues in Social Media,” Law Seminars International, 2013.

“Kirtsang: Implications for Trademark Practitioners,” American Intellectual Property Law Association, 2013.

“Ex Parte Orders and Preliminary Injunctive Relief,” Federal Court Boot Camp Conference, 2012.

“Hot Topics in Intellectual Property Law: Hague Convention Service,” Seattle IP Inn of Court, 2012.

“IP Protection in the Information Age: Online Trademark Liablity,” Center for Advanced Study and Research on Intellectual Property, Beijing, China, 2012.

”Trademark Law Exhaustion and Gray Market Goods,” Intellectual Property Institute, 2012.

“Intellectual Property Rights Training: American Trademark Law and Unfair Competition Regulation,” China’s National Judges College, 2012.

“Trademarks, Trade Dress and Software Protection,” Transnational IP Seminar, Center for Advanced Study and Research on Intellectual Property,” Alicante, Spain, 2011.

membresías

Washington State Bar Association, IP and Litigation sections

King County Bar Association, IP and Litigation sections

International Trademark Association

Master and Former Board Member, Seattle IP Inn of Court

EDUCACIÓN

  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minn.), J.D., 1996
  • St. John’s University (Collegeville, Minn.), B.A., 1991

ADMISIONES EN COLEGIOS DE ABOGADOS Y EN TRIBUNALES

  • State of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Pro hac vice admission in many courts