Lauson, an AV Preeminent® (4.9/5.0) rated attorney, also listed as among “Top Lawyers in California” by American Lawyer Media, 2013, 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.