McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Eric L. Lane is an intellectual property lawyer and registered U.S. patent attorney at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP in San Diego, California, where he is Of Counsel in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group and Climate, Energy and Sustainability Practice and leads the firm’s Green IP Initiative. He counsels companies and entrepreneurs in patent, trademark and copyright matters, assisting them in protecting the intellectual property assets critical to their businesses. He specializes in helping technology companies build, grow and managing their patent and trademark portfolios, with a particular emphasis on renewable energy and other areas of clean technology.
Mr. Lane is the founder and author of Green Patent Blog - www.greenpatentblog.com - a web site dedicated to discussion and analysis of intellectual property issues in clean technology and renewable energy and author of a recently published book - Clean Tech Intellectual Property: Eco-marks, Green Patents, and Green Innovation – published by Oxford University Press. He has published articles on a wide range of legal subjects in such publications as the John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law, the Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal, the Duke Law & Technology Review, New York Intellectual Property Law Bulletin, New York State Bar Association Labor & Employment Newsletter and Mealey’s (Lexis-Nexis) Litigation Report on Intellectual Property, IPLaw360, New Matter, and the San Diego Daily Transcript.
Mr. Lane is a graduate of Wesleyan University and George Washington University Law School.