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Casimir F. Laska

Senior Counsel

Overview

Caz has more than 30 years of experience in intellectual property law, particularly in the areas of software, computer, and mechanical inventions, including:

  • Preparing and filing of patent applications;
  • Counseling clients and providing opinions regarding the validity, infringement and enforceability of competitors’ patents;
  • Negotiating intellectual property licenses, including patent, trademark, trade secret, confidentiality, and computer-related agreements.

He has recently focused on the increasingly important area of computer and cyber security protection, with an emphasis on cryptography.

Caz also has a great deal of experience in patent and trademark protection and enforcement in Europe, Japan, and China, having managed a worldwide intellectual property portfolio for a large manufacturer.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Past Chair, INTA State Trademark Subcommittee
  • Past Chair, American Bar Association, Subcommittee on Trade Disparagement and Comparative Advertising

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Community Involvement

  • Tutor of immigrants from Latin America and Eastern Europe in English as a Second Language
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