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Stradling Deepens Intellectual Property Litigation Bench with Addition of Allan Litovsky

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C. ("Stradling") announced today that litigator and intellectual property attorney Allan Litovsky joins the Firm as Shareholder where he will be practicing out of its main office in Newport Beach, California.

Mr. Litovsky's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and arbitration matters, including unfair competition and contract disputes. He has handled a large number of disputes for businesses ranging from start-ups to major international corporations, including contract disputes, patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, trademark infringement, licensing disputes, unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting matters in state and Federal courts across the U.S., in the International Trade Commission as well as in various arbitration forums (AAA, ICC, etc.), both domestic and international. As a registered patent attorney, Mr. Litovsky also counsels clients on their patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights. In addition to his litigation and counseling practices, he handles technology-related transactions, including joint venture agreements, research agreements, license, and outsourcing arrangements.

"We are very pleased that Allan is joining the firm. He has a terrific reputation in the business community and will add depth to our intellectual property litigation practice," says John Cannon, Stradling board member and Litigation Department Chair.

While his core technical experience is in the field of electrical engineering, Mr. Litovsky handles matters in a wide range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, biologics, optics, semiconductor circuitry and manufacturing processes, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, medical devicessoftware, satellite control systems, digital satellite television systems, audio and video processing and equipment, automotive technologies, and avionics.

"I have known several of the attorneys at Stradling personally and through their reputations in the business community and have a tremendous respect for my new colleagues and their practices. I believe the platform they have built offers the right fit for my practice and the relationships I've cultivated over the years. I look forward to contributing to the success of the Firm," says Allan Litovsky.

As one of the West Coast's leading business law firms with more than 120 attorneys practicing in 7 offices including Newport Beach, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica and Reno, Mr. Litovsky's intellectual property litigation practice is a natural fit for the Stradling platform. Stradling's litigation department is engaged in a full spectrum of matters related to the defense companies subject to complex commercial litigationsecurities litigation and intellectual property litigation. The department's clients include emerging and high-growth public and private companies as well as private equity funds and venture capital groups. The firm has been widely recognized for its expertise, responsiveness and outstanding client service.  Stradling's size, structure, and culture allow it to provide the highest quality representation while maintaining the responsiveness and relationships commonly associated with smaller firms.

Contact:

Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
Samantha McDermott
(949) 725-4000
www.sycr.com