also known as Imran F. Vakil, Imran Vakil
Imran Vakil handles a wide variety of intellectual property and corporate matters. Having been attorney of record in over two hundred state and federal cases, TTAB actions, and other matters, he has a great expertise is in litigation of trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, trade secrets, patents, unfair competition and commercial disputes. With a near perfect win-loss record, Imran has successfully generated tens of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients.
In addition to his litigation practice, Imran also regularly advises clients on their rights related to the protection, management, and associated licensing of brand names, packaging designs, literary works, paintings and drawings, audio-visual media, software, confidential and proprietary business information, and inventions. On the transactional side of his practice, Imran has prosecuted of numerous trademarks, copyrights, patents, license agreements, assignment agreements, and developed creative solutions for clients with unique needs.
Prior to practicing law, Imran spent nearly a decade working as a consultant for a number of industries, including electronics manufacturing, clothing manufacturing and distribution, real estate, and others. Accordingly, he has a unique “feet-on-the-ground” perspective when advising clients on such matters as the creation of start-up companies, negotiating with international suppliers and government regulators, multi-national expansion, pitfalls in global sourcing, intellectual property valuations, and strategic alliances.
Imran holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from USC, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School. Imran has been consecutively selected to the California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list, an honor given to only the top 2.5% of intellectual property lawyers in Southern California under forty years old.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 2007
Contingent (33-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Imran and I worked on a complicated high stakes matter together which resulted in a fantastic result for the client. Imran is a tenacious and tireless litigator who always put his clients first. I will continue to referr cases to Imran, and I recommend him for your intellectual property cases.
Mark Wilson Litigation Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list||SuperLawyers||2014|
|Rated "Superb" Attorney||AVVO||2014|
|Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list||SuperLawyers||2013|
|Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list||SuperLawyers||2012|
|Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list||SuperLawyers||2011|
|Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list||SuperLawyers||2010|
|Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list||SuperLawyers||2009|
|Rated "Excellent" Attorney||AVVO||2009|
|Managing Attorney||Nexio, PC||2014 - Present|
|Of Counsel||One LLP (formerly Turner Green LLP)||2009 - 2014|
|Attorney||Hankin Patent Law, A Professional Corporation||2007 - 2009|
|N/A||Orange County District Attorney||2006 - 2006|
|N/A||Public Law Center||2005 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Intellectual Property Law Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||2009 - 2009|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||2009 - 2009|
|The Indus Entrepreneurs||Member||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member Intellectual Property Division||2007 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Development in Literacy||Member||2000 - 2009|
|Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Univ of Southern Calif||Mechanical Engineering||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|Branding and Trademark Law||Trademark Law||2009|