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Hissan Anis

Hissan Anis is an experienced intellectual property attorney and provides strategic patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret counseling to a wide range of public and private companies.

In patent prosecution, Hissan focuses on mechanical and software applications. Example technologies include: aircraft and automobile parts; agricultural devices; printers; shipping, point-of-sale, and other labels; targets; pharmaceutical systems and methods; oil well plugging apparatuses; regenerative dryers; precious metal appraisal systems; earphones; bullets; portable and large scale power generation systems; GPS devices; and several different types of computer implemented methods.

Hissan has substantial experience with AIA post grant proceedings, and has drafted and assisted in the drafting and analysis of briefs in dozens of inter partes reviews.

Hissan also routinely counsels clients on intellectual property litigation matters, particularly in cases involving infringement, enforcement, and licensing issues.

Prior to joining Lathrop Gage, Hissan worked as an electrical engineer in the transmission and distribution group of a large engineering consulting firm. Hissan has also worked as a programmer for a microelectronic solutions company.

In his free time, Hissan enjoys playing tennis and ping pong. 

Court Memberships

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Honors

  • Cali Awards for highest grades in Copyright Law and Digital Media, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Islamic Law and Practice in Kansas
  • Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, Articles Editor and Senior Staff Articles Editor
  • Graduated first in batch and third in class in electrical engineering at the University of Kansas

Publications

Presentations

  • Presenter, Intellectual Property Fundamentals for the Engineering Law seminar, Halfmoon Education, November 28, 2018
  • Panelist, "Strategies for Protecting Environmental Innovation and Your Company's Brand," Air & Waste Management Annual Conference, Hartford, CT, June 27, 2018
  • Speaker, The Latest Changes in U.S. Patent Law: How They Affect Intellectual Property Strategies, 2016 Strategies in Light LED Show, March 2016
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  • Overland Park

    10851 Mastin Boulevard
    Building 82, Suite 1000
    Overland Park, KS 66210-1669
F: 913.451.0875

Assistant

Stephanie Matchett
913.451.5198

Education

University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 2009

University of Kansas School of Engineering, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2005