Who we are
Efficient Intellectual Property Lawyers
Hankin Patent Law, APC is a California law firm that is ideally positioned to assist high tech and creative companies throughout California, the United States, and the World. The firm regularly represents clients who are located throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.
What Makes Us a Smart and Economical Choice?
Hankin Patent Law, APC provides large firm expertise with small firm service, all with an eye to minimizing legal bills for our clients. Our lower overhead and focus on skillfully settling cases translates into a significant savings as compared to larger firms. Work is often performed on a flat fee basis so our clients may budget for legal matters. Note: We do NOT accept any cases on contingency.
Meet Managing Partner, Marc E. Hankin
Managing partner Marc E. Hankin brings to clients a wealth of experience in all types of intellectual property counsel and litigation, including patent prosecution, trademark registration, copyright registration, and licensing agreements. He also litigates in all of those areas and also false advertising and other unfair competition cases, including Section 17200, as well as handling trade secrets litigation.
Marc’s carefully considered approach to protecting and maximizing all of a client’s intellectual property rights has been recognized by his peers and competitors. He has been selected as a SuperLawyer® every year that he has been eligible from 2004 through 2017. This recognition places him in the top 5% of attorneys in Southern California (Los Angeles Magazine and the New York Times).
Marc acts as local counsel for a variety of national and international clients. He draws on his post-Law School Judicial Clerkship to supplement his training at Penn Law School in parsing and understanding Local Rules and Judge’s Standing Orders (“local-local rules”), thus enabling him to become an authority on the complex Local Rules of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Mr. Hankin has taught several classes under the auspices of the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association on the Federal Rules and the C.D. Cal. Local Rules.
Mr. Hankin has worked with and testified before several U.S. government agencies regarding the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements and was integrally involved in the negotiations that resulted in that International Treaty. Mr. Hankin has been the only U.S. patent lawyer involved throughout the entire process. Mr. Hankin also has extensive experience in applying the other Hague Conventions on Service of Process, Taking of Evidence, and Enforcement of Judgments in International Intellectual Property cases.
Mr. Hankin has served as a Special Assistant Attorney General and has Testified at Trial as a retained Expert Witness.
Our Legal Team
We have four Registered Patent Attorneys to serve you.
Managing Partner Marc E. Hankin
Partner Kevin E. Schraven
Partner Susan L. Mizer
Attorney Anooj Patel
Put our experience and insights to work for you. Contact Hankin Patent Law to schedule a complimentary initial consultation.
Interested in Joining Our Dynamic IP Team?
Hankin Patent Law is always looking to expand. If you are an intellectual property attorney with your own book of business and you believe in the same dynamic, targeted approach that Hankin Patent Law offers its clients, please contact Marc Hankin directly.