Managing Partner of Cislo Thomas LLP Education: B.S., Systems Engineering (Electro-... more
Managing Partner of Cislo Thomas LLP Education: B.S., Systems Engineering (Electro-mechanical-computer), University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), 1981; J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 1986. Previously with Pretty, Schroeder, Brueggemann Clark of Los Angeles, CA. Admissions: United States Supreme Court; Court of Appeals for the Federal Court... view profile
Danton’s reputation is built on his unparalleled ability to bring his extensive... more
Danton’s reputation is built on his unparalleled ability to bring his extensive knowledge of intellectual property law and chemical engineering to a focused and intense commitment to secure business results. Whether you need to secure protection for intellectual property, avoid infringement claims or implement a business plan, Danton is an ideal addition to your executive team. Starting as a w... view profile
I received my Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience from the University of California,... more
I received my Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and my Juris Doctorate from the Chapman University School of Law where he was awarded a full tuition scholarship to attend. I am the author of "The Gene Wars: Science, the Law and the Human Genome" (Loyola Law Review) and have been invited to speak at conferences across the country about cha... view profile
Personal service is offered in selected legal areas. The practice incorporates a... more
Personal service is offered in selected legal areas. The practice incorporates a seasoned understanding of both domestic and international copyright and trademark matters. A network of lawyer contacts cultivated over years crosses national boundaries to help the corporate client and the business lawyer liaise with international colleagues abroad. A commitment to the legal profession and its ... view profile
I'm a solo practitioner, a veteran entertainment lawyer and former studio executive... more
I'm a solo practitioner, a veteran entertainment lawyer and former studio executive specializing in mid-sized and individual entertainment industry and general business clients. I focus on such areas as general entertainment, entertainment finance, film and TV production and distribution, copyright, trademark and general corporate matters. Please check my website to see what further services ... view profile
Mr. Niknia represents a wide range of business clients from sole proprietors to... more
Mr. Niknia represents a wide range of business clients from sole proprietors to large multi-national corporations on a variety of matters including business litigation, transactional, trademarks and copyrights.
When you work hard to create unique ideas—whether they are in the form of a song or software code—a copyright prosecution attorney can help you protect them (and maybe even earn money from them) by copyrighting your material. Copyright application attorneys know the process involved in creating a new copyright and can advise you about the need for notice of your copyright claim and what form to use, and whether you should formally register your copyright. Copyright is the best protection your unique ideas can get and it pays to be thorough.