TROY, MI, September 23, 2019 – Troy, Michigan-based intellectual property law firm Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane, P.C. announced that it hired Daniel P. Aleksynas as the latest addition to its Michigan office.
“We are very pleased to have Daniel at the firm,” said Andrew R. Basile, Jr., the firm’s president. “Daniel’s work with medical devices, medical technology and other disciplines, combined with his industry experience, will be a wonderful addition to our team.”
Mr. Aleksynas has over 11 years’ experience as a practicing attorney. 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 in 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.
Mr. Aleksynas has received numerous awards and distinctions, including Best Lawyers in America, 2017-2020; Lawyers of Distinction, 2016; Michigan Top Lawyers, 2015-2020; Super Lawyers, 2017-2020; Dbusiness top lawyers, 2018-2020 and
Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Up & Coming Lawyers 2017 Class.
He is a member of numerous professional associations and currently serves as the first vice chair of the Board of Directors for the Pontiac Regional Chamber of Commerce.
He is licensed to practice in the State of Michigan, the Federal District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Aleksynas received his Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University in 2002. He received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from The Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2008.
About Young Basile
With offices in Michigan, California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Texas, Young Basile provides a full range of intellectual property and commercial legal services to global and national clients in technology-intensive industries, including software, automotive, electronics and medical devices.
For additional information, please contact Andrew R. Basile at [email protected].