Mr. Allen’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and strategic counseling.
extensive experience representing clients in U.S. federal courts on a wide
variety of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, domain name, business
and Constitutional law disputes. Mr. Allen served for many years on the United
States District Court, District of Nevada Local Rules Civil Subcommittee and
is the principal author of the District of Nevada Local Rules of Practice for
Patent Cases. As a member of the National Board of Directors for the Federal
Bar Association, Mr. Allen has worked with federal courts, judges and lawyers
across the country on various jurisprudential and intellectual property
issues. He has testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on
Bankruptcy and the Courts regarding the effect of sequestration on federal
represents many U.S. and foreign clients in federal court litigation,
arbitration, mediation and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the
United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has extensive experience
representing international clients with patent, trademark and copyright
disputes arising from international trade shows. Mr. Allen regularly
prosecutes and defends cases involving temporary restraining orders,
preliminary injunctions, and federal jurisdiction questions. He also provides
intellectual property law counseling, including trademark and copyright
prosecution, clearance, licensing, as well as business dispute resolution and
mediation services. Mr. Allen is an effective advocate and his
representation has produced outstanding results for his clients’ involving all
areas of federal law.
founded the Nevada State Bar’s Intellectual Property Section and was elected
by his peers to be that Section’s first chair in 2004. Mr. Allen has an AV® Peer
Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was
selected for the 2013 - 2017 editions of The Best Lawyers in
America®. He is also featured in the 2010-2016 editions of Mountain
States Super Lawyers and recognized in their 2014 - 2017 "Top
100" Nevada lawyers list. Additionally, he has been selected as a "Legal
Elite" in the 2015 - 2017 "Top 100 Attorneys in Southern Nevada"
category, as published by Nevada Business.
Mr. Allen received his J.D.
from John Marshall Law School in 1995 and his B.S. from Brigham Young
University in 1991. He is admitted to practice in the State of Nevada as well
as the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal, Second,
Seventh and Ninth Circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the District of