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Srikant  Mikkilineni

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Srikant Mikkilineni

Associate

srikant.mikkilineni@brickgentrylaw.com

“I believe all legal professionals strive to zealously advocate for their clients, but Brick Gentry's commitment to and execution of this ideal, along with a core focus on what our clients want to achieve, is what makes the staff and attorneys at Brick Gentry truly unique.”

Srikant Mikkilineni joined Brick Gentry, P.C. as an associate in 2013 after serving as a law clerk for the firm.  Srikant works in the firm’s Intellectual Property Law group and specializes in software and technology law. 

Srikant regularly advises clients with respect to Internet law matters, including privacy policy provisions, SaaS terms of service and EULAs, and domain name matters, as well as cybersecurity, information security, and data security matters.  Srikant regularly speaks on Internet, technology, and intellectual property law matters, such as legal issues pertaining to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies, the Internet of Things, privacy concerns, the “Gig” economy, real-time payment systems, data security, cybersecurity, and data breach notifications and policies.

Srikant also advises clients with respect to intellectual property licensing, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets.  In addition, he works with clients to draft, file and prosecute computer, software, and other technology-related patent applications both in the U.S. and abroad.  He also works with clients on other intellectual property issues, including, but not limited to, patent application prosecution, foreign patentability issues, Inter Partes Reviews, Ex Parte Re-examinations, and litigation support for technology, Internet, patent, copyright, and trademark related matters

Srikant completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration.  Prior to attending the University of Iowa, Srikant attended the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine.  Srikant also spent a year in India and volunteered his time in rural communities. Srikant received his J.D. from Drake University Law School.  In his free time, Srikant enjoys building computers, designing home automation and video-distribution systems, traveling and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Areas of Practice

Copyrights, Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Law, Trademarks

Recognitions and Publications

  • Tech Startups: Navigating the Legal Maze, panelist, Drake University Law School CLE, August 25, 2017.
  • Cybersecurity Regulations and EDMS Security Practices, co-presenter, Iowa State Bar Association Supreme Court Bench-Bar Spring CLE, February 23, 2017.
  • Real Time Payment Systems and the Gig Economy, Iowa State Bar Association – eCommerce & Intellectual Property Law Sections CLE, December 2, 2016.
  • Cybersecurity Risk Management 101, Brick Gentry CLE Series, May 24, 2016.
  • Cybersecurity: Common Sense Guidelines, co-presenter, C. Edwin Moore Inns of Court Pupillage Meeting, February 16, 2016.
  • Emerging Issues in Privacy and Security Related to the Internet of Things, Iowa State Bar Association – eCommerce & Intellectual Property Law Sections CLE, December 11, 2015.
  • Data Security and Network Breaches, IowaBio Legal Symposium, November 3, 2015, November 19, 2015.
  • Big Data and the Cloud, Brick Gentry CLE Series, September 30, 2014.

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Education
  • Drake University Law School, J.D.
  • University of Iowa, B.B.A.
Bar Admissions
  • Iowa
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
Memberships
  • Iowa State Bar Association
    • eCommerce Law Section Council Member 2015-present
  • Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Polk County Bar Association   
Community Activities
  • Mentor Iowa
    • Board of Directors 2016 - present
  • Lupus Foundation of America, Iowa Chapter
  • Young Professional Connection, an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership