Ari Lukoff is a trial lawyer who clients turn to when they need to utilize IP to expand or defend their company. He has experience litigating a broad array of complex business and intellectual property disputes involving copyrights, patents, trade secrets, contracts, privacy rights, and IP licenses. He also has experience reviewing and auditing company policies and agreements as part of initiatives to ensure adequate protection of company trade secrets, IP rights, and data. A registered patent attorney, he is regularly involved in patent office trials.
Mr. Lukoff has litigated cases in a wide variety of technologies including medical devices and surgical techniques, chemical processes, laboratory instrumentation, pharmaceuticals, computer systems and software, consumer products, and mechanical devices, among others. His broad technical background built on an education in chemical engineering helps him understand his client’s technology early in the case. Prior to law school he managed a chemistry laboratory and was a process and product development engineer for an international manufacturing company. He leverages this experience to develop a deep understanding of the engineering, technical, and business challenges that drive his client’s business decisions.
Mr. Lukoff has practiced in state and federal courts throughout the country, including state courts of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and New Mexico, and federal courts in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Washington. Prior to joining Robins Kaplan, Mr. Lukoff was an intellectual property attorney at another law firm. During law school he was a judicial intern for the Honorable Diane S. Sykes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.