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Scott W. Kanalakis

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Scott Kanalakis is an intellectual property attorney experienced in patent prosecution, licensing, litigation and opinion matters, specializing in complex engineering, software and computer technologies. He began his professional career with Intel Corporation where he served as an engineer, designing multiple desktop computer platforms and contributing to the design and launch of Intel’s first 64-bit processor and architecture.

Scott gained significant legal experience as an officer in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps where he successfully litigated cases to trial and advised government clients in complex transactions. He then acquired significant patent experience as an Intellectual Property attorney with the international law firm of Hogan Lovells where he counseled in areas of patents, licensing and litigation.

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual property
    • Electrical engineering
    • Computer architecture
    • Software systems
    • Mechanical devices
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Opinions
  • Trademarks

Academics & Education

  • Santa Clara University
  • Santa Clara University, School of Law


  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • American Bar Association (IP Law Section)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Intellectual Property Owners, Associate
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers


  • Hogan Lovells/Howrey, Sr. Associate
  • U.S. Navy, Judge Advocate Attorney
  • Intel Corporation, Sr. Applications Engineer/Design Engineer