Marc E. Hankin, Esq., of Hankin Patent Law, APC, is a Registered Patent Attorney with a strong science background who has had extensive involvement as the lead lawyer in all areas of intellectual property law, including: patent preparation, prosecution, and licensing; trademark and copyright registration and licensing; intellectual property disputes and litigating patent, trademark, and copyright infringements; domain name disputes; thefts of trade secrets; and other unfair competition matters. Marc has been the First Chair Litigator on a wide variety of intellectual property matters for companies and universities ranging in size from solo inventors to start-ups through the top of the Fortune 500, and every size in between. Marc has testified at Trial and Deposition several times as an Expert Witness and has served as a Special Assistant Attorney General regarding an Intellectual Property matter.
Marc advises owners and managers of all sized businesses on how best to protect their valuable technology and creative works, through patent prosecution, trademark and copyright registration, licensing agreements, and trade secret protection. For a quarter of a century, Marc has counseled clients, including manufacturers and distributors in many different industries, including: visual effects, home theater, optical, dental, and medical devices, footwear, garments, jewelry, food, nutraceuticals, and dietary supplements. Marc is quite knowledgeable about a wide variety of issues in the mechanical, chemical, and electrical arts.
Marc earned a B.S. in 1984 from Boston University (Medical Science; Biology, Chemistry, and Physics; Psychology); an M.S. in 1987 from Iona College (Biology; Scanning Electron Microscopy; Education); and a J.D. from The Law School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. After Law School, Marc served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Charles L. Brieant, Jr., Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Marc may be reached at: Marc@HankinPatentLaw.com.