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Quarles & Brady Adds Prominent Design Rights Attorney James J. Aquilina to Intellectual Property Practice Group

Washington, D.C. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that James J. Aquilina has joined the firm's Washington, D.C. office as Of Counsel in the Intellectual Property practice group.

With extensive practice experience in all aspects of U.S. intellectual property law, Aquilina regularly counsels clients in the areas of utility and design patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, with emphases on rights procurement, portfolio development and management, licensing, and rights enforcement. He is also widely-recognized in the field of U.S. design law, which regards the intersection of design patents, trade dress, and copyrights in useful articles. He is the Chair of the Industrial Designs Committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and a frequent speaker, instructor, and academic contributor on design rights topics.

Aquilina received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering, cum laude, from Rutgers University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.