Sara Kanos: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Sara Kanos

Special Counsel
Greenville,  SC  U.S.A.
Phone864.282.1171

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Practice Areas

  • Computer, Internet and Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International
 
University Furman University, B.S., 1996; Furman University, M.S., 1997
 
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina, J.D., 2000
 
Admitted2000, South Carolina; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
 
LanguagesItalian
 
Biography

Sara Kanos practices in the areas of intellectual property, computers & technology, and litigation. Her focus is on all phases of patent and trademark prosecution, and as well as on intellectual property litigation, particularly biotechnology litigation.

A native of Bergamo, Italy, and fluent in Italian, Ms. Kanos is educated and experienced in biochemistry.

While attending Furman University, Ms. Kanos became familiar with standard analytical chemistry instrumentation, synthesized anti-tumor drugs, and led teams in synthesizing DNA-interactive molecules.

While attending the University of South Carolina Law School, she was a member of Phi Delta Phi and the Student Bar Association.

Career Highlights

· Chair of the Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition Committee for the SC Bar (2004-2006)

News

"A Video Podcast with Sara Kanos, Special Counsel, Nexsen Pruet"
UpStateBizSC writes: "Sara Kanos, a lawyer at Nexsen Pruet, has one of the most unique educational backgrounds that we have a heard about: an undergraduate degree in chemistry and a graduate degree in biochemistry from Furman University, and a law degree from the University of South Carolina."

Sara Kanos Selected for Leadership Greenville
Kanos is one of 58 participants for 38th Class of the program organized by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce.

Client Alert: Act Now To Protect Trademarks On Facebook
The popular social networking site Facebook recently announced that starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 13, users could create personalized URLs for their pages. This poses a potential threat to trademark owners, who should act immediately to protect their rights.

Nexsen Pruet to Sponsor 6th Annual Innoventure Conferences
When entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, educators, and business leaders gather for the 6th annual InnoVenture Conference in Greenville, they'll have the full support of Nexsen Pruet. The law firm is a founding sponsor of the event, which brings together global thought leaders from the corporate, technology, and higher education worlds in a day-long event scheduled for March 24 at the Carolina First Center.

Nexsen Pruet Moves into New Office Space in Greenville
Nexsen Pruet has moved into new office space in Greenville.

Intellectual Property Group Recognized in Leading Trade Publication
Nexsen Pruet announced today that it has been recognized in "Who Protects Innovation in America 2008" by IP Law & Business.

"Please re-lease me: Upstate office glut looms"
The October 27, 2008 edition of GSA Business features a story about Nexsen Pruet's upcoming move and the amount of vacant office space in the Greenville area.

Publications

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains the following articles:
-"When You Need Your Patent Fast: Choosing Between "Track 1" and Accelerated Examination"
By Michael A. Mann
-"Dot Com Who?"
By Sara C. Kanos

International Law Update
Appeals court says international contract requires litigation in England.

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains the following articles:
- Shaking Up Trademarks
- What's a Bilski?
- How Does Cotton Affect Patent Rights in Brazil?

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains the following articles:
- The Patent Reform Act of 2010
- Notable IP Group Activities
- The Transformative Obama "Hope" Poster Fair Use or an Infringing Derivative Work?

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains the following articles:
-Further Affiant Sayeth Not...
-Wiping Out Patent Infringement Damages - The Reexamination Strategy
-Mediation and Asymmetric Mis-information

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains the following articles:
- Court Applies "Reasonableness" Standard to Invention Assignment
- I Lost Fifty Pounds Using This Product!!!
- Why Should Cash-Strapped Start-Up Companies Spend Money on IP Attorneys?

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains articles related to:
1. Trademark Protection in NC Under State Statutes
2. Using a Trademark in Commerce
3. Damages in Patent Cases, Part 2 of 3

LightSwitch - Intellectual Property Law Bulletin
This edition contains articles related to:
1) The Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act (a.k.a. PRO-IP Act)
2) Damages in Patent Cases, Part 1 of 3
3) Non-traditional Trademarks and Servicemarks

IP Committee Chair: Technology Reshaping Upstate's Legal Market
Read about Sara A. Centioni, the incoming chair of the State Bar's IP and Unfair Trade Practices Committee. Sara practices out of Nexsen Pruet's Greenville office.

Civic & Professional Memberships

· American Bar Association

· Richland County Bar Association

· The American Intellectual Property Law Association

 
ISLN915357053
 


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Office Information

Sara Kanos

55 E. Camperdown Way, Fourth Floor, 29601
GreenvilleSC 29603




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