Nicholas Loaknauth focuses his practice on intellectual property law, with an emphasis on patent litigation and patent prosecution in the biotechnology, chemical, and pharmaceutical fields. Nicholas also has experience in commercial and corporate litigation in the energy and financial sectors.
Prior to joining Cadwalader, Nicholas served as an intern for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Region I, a prominent law firm in upstate New York, and a technology company.
Nicholas earned his J.D., cum laude, from Albany Law School, where he completed a Concentration, with honors, in Intellectual Property Law. He was also a member of the Albany Law School Science and Technology Journal. He earned his M.E. in Chemical Engineering from the City College of New York's Grove School of Engineering and his B.S. in Biological and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University.
Prior to law school, Nicholas was employed as a chemical and environmental engineer for a New York City governmental agency, where he was involved in a range of homeland security projects. He is a member of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association.