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P: (317)238-6248
F: (317) 636-1507
E: awarr@kdlegal.com

Indianapolis Office
One Indiana Square
Suite 2800
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2079

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Alastair J. Warr

Partner

Alastair Warr's practice focuses primarily on IP litigation involving patents, trademarks and trade secrets. Mr. Warr also represents clients in other aspects of intellectual property, including patent and trademark prosecution and transactions.  Mr. Warr represents clients in various industries including aerospace, audio technology, renewable energy, medical devices, water treatment, erosion control and construction.  He currently serves as Chairman of the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group.  Mr. Warr is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Representative Experience

  • Lead counsel in a series of related trade secret misappropriation cases in the aerospace industry
  • Counsel of record in patent infringement case involving erosion control technologies
  • Patent applications for customizable credit/debit card imaging
  • Patent applications for in-ear headphones
  • Trademark applications for commercial architectural and design firm

Education

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, Indiana (J.D., 1991)
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana (B.A. in Chemistry, 1988)
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana (B.S. in Biology, 1987)

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 1991
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2004

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association (Member & Past Chair, Intellectual Property Section Executive Committee)
  • Indiana State Bar Association (Member)
  • American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (Member, Pattern Jury Trial Project 2007)
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association (Member), (Past Indiana Chair, Technology Committee)
  • Speedway Exchange Club (Past President)
  • Children’s Bureau of Indianapolis, Inc. (Board of Directors/Secretary)
  • Indianapolis Youth Hockey Association, Inc. (Past President, Board Member, Secretary)

Seminars and Presentations

  • "Fundamentals of Patent Law:  A Practical Introduction to Obtaining and Enforcing Patents, N.B.I.", December 2007
  • "Fundamentals of Acquisition Transactions in Indiana: Special Asset Considerations - Intellectual Property", April 2007 and April 2006
  • "Federal Civil Practice: A Guide for Indiana Attorneys", April 2002 and April 2004