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Michael J. Allan L'98

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Michael J. Allan is a partner in the Washington and New York offices of Steptoe & Johnson, LLP, where he is a member of the Intellectual Property and Litigation groups.

Mr. Allan’s practice involves the prosecution and defense of trademark, trade secret, copyright, unfair competition, false advertising and patent claims. He has successfully litigated numerous intellectual property and other complex commercial litigation cases on behalf of his clients in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical, entertainment, and financial services industries. He has appeared in federal district and appellate courts throughout the country, as well as in administrative proceedings at the International Trade Commission and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

In addition, Mr. Allan is actively involved in counseling clients on intellectual property rights and enforcement strategies. Specifically, he has drafted and negotiated intellectual property agreements as well as counseled clients on due diligence reviews and intellectual property licensing and transfer agreements. Mr. Allan also has extensive litigation and trial experience in a variety of disciplines and industries.

Michael J. Allen