Mr. Aleksynas is responsible for drafting and prosecuting provisional and non-provisional patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and before International Patent Offices related chemical, electrical, medical devices and mechanical technology. He analyzes competitor and client patents, drafts non-infringement opinions, reexamination proceedings, freedom to operate opinions and responses to inter parte reviews. Mr. Aleksynas counsels startup companies and assists them in developing an intellectual property culture. He also counsels corporations with an established intellectual property culture.
Prior to practicing law, Mr. Aleksynas worked at the Sonoco, Paper Division as a process engineer. There, he assisted in the development of new products, assisted in the installation of $2 million in capital improvements and engineering process improvements. He was the manager in charge of all environmental compliance. Mr. Aleksynas is a Six Sigma Blackbelt.
Best Lawyers in America, 2017-2020.
Michigan Top Lawyers, 2015-2020
Super Lawyers 2017-2020
Dbusiness top lawyers 2018-2020
Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Up & Coming Lawyers 2017 Class
Financier Worldwide, 2012, “Owner as Applicant in the United States,”
Lawyer-Monthly.com, 2014, §111(a) v. 371
Contributing Author of Intellectual Property Culture: Strategy and Compliance, LexisNexis, 2015 and 2017 editions.
IPO Patent Landscape Survey Report, White Paper, August 07, 2014.
The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal, Special Edition 2016, “Attorney Cloud Computing for Technology Clients: A patent and Trade Secret Perspective.”
Committee Member of Michigan’s Patent Pro Bono Committee 2015- present. (Currently Co-Chair of the Steering Committee
Michigan Intellectual Property Inn of Court 2011-2019
IPO Patent Search Committee 2010-2017
Judge at International Patent Drafting Competition 2017-2019
Presenter at USPTO on February 22, 2017 “Why Search?”
Leadership Oakland, Class 27
State Bar of Michigan, Intellectual Property Section, Executive Committee, 2017-present (Currently Chair-elect)
Western Michigan University Advisory Board for the WMU School of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering 2014-present
Member of the Board of Directors for Pontiac Regional Chamber of Commerce, September 2017-present (Currently First Vice-Chair)