• California Bar Association
  • Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • International Game Developers’ Association

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EDUCATION

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2000
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California, 1992

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Lena Bacani

A seasoned litigator with a depth of experience, Lena Bacani has represented clients in matters related to business torts, labor and employment, intellectual property (including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets), and general commercial disputes. She has represented clients in a broad range of sectors, including semiconductor, telecommunications, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, fashion, entertainment and software. Lena also helps companies navigate and generate strategies to manage complex legal issues including contracts and business agreements, risk assessment, global IP portfolios, data privacy, freedom-to-operate opinions, and more.

Prior to joining Loza & Loza, Lena was a systems engineer for Lockheed Martin, advising members of the U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense, and third-party contractors on the Air Force Satellite Control Network and DoD satellite programs.

Representative Experience

  • Lead counsel in a jury trial involving the misappropriation of the client’s trade secrets, retaliation and labor code violation claims, resulting in a favorable settlement during trial.
  • Lead counsel for defendants in patent infringement litigation involving mail tracking and bar code technology. Obtained desired claim construction ruling from Central District of California that resulted in highly favorable settlement for clients.
  • Represented pharmaceutical company in patent infringement lawsuit for oclacitinib product. First chair hearings and defend CEO and key employees in depositions.
  • Obtained dismissal of lawsuit for client accused of infringing trademark and business tort claims from sales of consumer health products.
  • Represented consumer product client in IPR proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
  • Obtained six-figure attorneys’ fees award from the Central District of California for defendant in multi-venue litigation involving copyright infringement and unfair competition claims surrounding sales of embellished jeans.
  • Counseled aerospace client regarding potential trade secret claims. Drafted agreements licensing client’s intellectual property.
  • Lead counsel for defendants in various federal court cases involving copyright, trade dress, and design patent infringement claims relating to footwear and apparel.
  • Obtained dismissal of trade secret claims against metalworks client in C.D. Cal.
  • Defended satellite broadcasting company in multiple patent infringement lawsuits involving electronic program guides, digital video recorders and set top boxes. Cases settled under terms favorable to client.
  • Successfully defended cosmetics company in trademark opposition before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), resulting in TTAB dismissing case and clearing way for client’s trademark registration.
  • Obtained U.S. trademark rights for electronic entertainment, cosmetics, 3D printing, banking and music clients.
  • Counseled satellite broadcasting company regarding international patent portfolio and potential third party IP claims.
  • Counseled mobile phone reseller regarding U.S. Customs regulations and various IP issues.
  • Defended television and consumer electronics manufacturer in multiple patent infringement lawsuits involving MPEG video compression and LCD display technologies.
  • Negotiated, drafted and advised clients regarding patent licenses, technology transfer and joint development agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted software development agreement.
  • Negotiated and drafted joint venture agreement.
  • Negotiated and drafted motion picture director, producer and writer agreements for film production company.
  • Drafted merchandising agreement for digital entertainment studio.
  • Second chair in trial for pro bono client defrauded in real estate scam.
  • Obtained $50,000 default judgment for pro bono clients defrauded by unlicensed law firm.
  • Counseled pro bono gang tattoo removal client on copyright and trademark issues.

 

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