Mr. Hollander is of counsel in the firm’s intellectual property practice group where his broad practice includes counseling, trademark and patent procurement, and litigation. He is experienced in representing clients on issues relating to trademarks, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, e-commerce, the Internet, computer hardware and software, licensing, brand management, and advertising. Mr. Hollander also counsels on evolving legal issues related to social media. Formerly head of an in-house intellectual property department, he drafts corporate policies, including social media policies and computer use and electronic communications policies. Additionally, he advises on portfolio management strategies, IP due diligences and audits, and mergers and acquisition transactions.
Mr. Hollander manages global trademark portfolios comprising thousands of trademarks in more than 140 countries. His diverse industry experience includes high technology – including computer software and hardware issues – and online services, travel, health and beauty aids, consumer packaged goods, and financial institutions. He is registered to practice with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Hollander was Vice President of Intellectual Property for a $4 billion dollar global company where he was responsible for portfolio management, patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, Internet issues including cybersquatting and keywords, and advertising law. Mr. Hollander also practiced at two leading law firms where he engaged in IP counseling, prosecution, and litigation.