Nik Nicolakis is Of Counsel in the New York office of Lombard Geliebter Cohen and involved in the patent and litigation practices. Nik has over 15 years of prosecution, litigation and transactional experience.
Mr. Nicolakis has conducted a number of trials from initial discovery to jury verdict. He has represented clients on the federal, state and local levels. From harvesting internal assets for protection to asserting client rights in court, Mr. Nicolakis provides advice on a broad range of intellectual property and related business matters. These matters include patent drafting and prosecution, trademark search, clearance, and application preparation. In addition, Nik has advised on appellate matters before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
In addition to mechanical and electrical technologies, Nik has advanced experience working on patent applications involving search engine methodologies, database systems, gaming platforms, financial engineering, chipsets, social networks, surveillance systems, virtualization, mobile wireless, cloud computing and solar cell technologies.
Prior to LGC, Mr. Nicolakis was a Supervising Assistant District Attorney where he developed the first office-wide Discovery protocols by establishing a suite of online tools to provide for data collection over a set of disparate sources and data production to individual recipients with an audit trail in the effort adhere to an overhaul of the discovery requirements imposed by the legislature in 2020.