Lauson, an AV Preeminent® top rated attorney, concentrates his practice in intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark and copyright infringement and defense actions, as well as representing clients at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, licensing and counseling in general as to intellectual property legal matters.
Admitted: 1994 All California Federal Courts and U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
Law School: Southwestern University School of Law (Los Angeles), J.D. 1994.
Technical Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. Engineering (with honors), M.S. Engineering.
Organizations: Southwestern Law School Entertainment and Intellectual Property Association, Board of Directors 2013 – present); Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association 1992 – present (Board of Directors 2002 – 2004); Los Angeles County Bar Association, South Bay Inns of Court (2004 – present), Manhattan Beach Chambers of Commerce (2004 – present); Manhattan Beach Badminton Club, Board of Directors (2008-2010).
Previous Associations: Mr. Lauson was previously a partner with Cislo & Thomas LLP, Santa Monica, CA (1996 – 2004), and an associate with Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker LLP, Orange County, CA (1994-1996).
Industry Experience: McDonnell-Douglas (Huntington Beach, CA) Space Station Freedom structure design, electrical systems design 1987-1992; Northrop (Pico Rivera, CA) B-2 Bomber structures design; General Dynamics (San Diego) Cruise Missile manufacturing engineering.