Nicholas A. Kalin*
Nicholas Kalin focuses his practice on patent litigation and patent prosecution in a variety of fields. Mr. Kalin has particular expertise working with technologies in the medical device, software, augmented reality, business methods, information technology, and seismic measurement fields.
The positions Mr. Kalin held prior to joining Rothwell Figg built a strong foundation of knowledge in intellectual property law and engineering. He was a judicial intern for Chief Judge Susan Braden of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, where he honed his research skills, wrote opinions and orders, and participated in status conferences and trials at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Kalin also worked as a patent agent at an intellectual property firm in McLean, Virginia, where he drafted and filed patent applications and prepared litigation cases for inter partes review (IPR) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Mr. Kalin was also an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, where he held positions including working as a civil engineer, construction project manager, design engineer, and contracting officer’s technical representative.
Mr. Kalin is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Mr. Kalin attended Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, where he was a member of the George Mason Law Review, the Intellectual Property Law Society, the Pauline Newman Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, the Trial Advocacy Foundation, and the Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Moot Court Competition. He was a semi-finalist in the Judge Thacher Trial Competition. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the United States Coast Guard Academy and a Master of Science in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
*Not admitted to the DC Bar