Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
Azuka Dike’s practice focuses on a range of intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patent infringement litigation, patent prosecution, and opinion counseling. Azuka’s patent practice involves an expansive range of fields, including computer hardware and software, business methods, design patents, and mechanical devices. He has litigated several high-technology cases, including ones related to insurance products, streaming Internet services, personal-care products, compact electronic ballasts, among others. Furthermore, Azuka has substantial experience in performing several large-scale due diligence projects in anticipation of patent litigation, and has represented clients in critical aspects of litigation, including pre-trial discovery and motion practice. He also has experience litigating trademark infringement, unfair competition, and copyright infringement claims.
Azuka earned his undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering and Finance from Washington University in St. Louis in 2006. He was awarded his J.D. degree from Northwestern University School of Law in 2010. He was an editor for the Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property, and authored “Egyptian Goddess v. Swisa: What’s the ‘Point’?,” 8 Nw. J. Tech. & Intell. Prop. 116 (2009).
Azuka currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee for the Intellectual Property Division of the American Bar Association. He also recently presented at the ABA’s Annual IP Law Conference on the topic of Practice and Risk Management for Intellectual Property Lawyers: How to Avoid Becoming a Client.
Azuka’s singular goal is to provide high-quality, cost-effective legal services to the firm’s clients while maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.
Azuka practices in the Chicago office of Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
9:30 AM – 9:50 AM October 20, 2017
Obtaining Patent Value Beyond Litigation II