Kennedy K. Luvai

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Kennedy K.Luvai
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Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6892

Kennedy Luvai is a registered patent attorney at Parsons Behle & Latimer who concentrates his practice primarily on intellectual property litigation and related matters. In his litigation practice, Mr. Luvai draws upon his extensive experience representing local, regional, and national clients in actions involving copyrights, trademark and trade dress, patents, and right of publicity.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Luvai also counsels, advises, and assists clients on a broad range of strategic legal and business matters related to patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and right of publicity. His technical background in computer science provides him with skills and perspective that allows him to tailor solutions to the complex legal problems that his clients face, especially in patent and copyright litigation matters involving computer software.

Mr. Luvai is licensed to practice in Idaho, Utah, Oregon and Washington as well as before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, Mr. Luvai is an active member of several professional organizations including the National Bar Association (NBA) where he served as the chair of the intellectual property law section for the bar year 2014-2015.

Mr. Luvai has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in the intellectual property litigation category by the Mountain States Super Lawyers & Rising Stars in 2014 and 2015, was named to the Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List in 2014, was a recipient of an “Accomplished Under 40” award from the Idaho Business Review in 2015, and was a recipient of a “40 Under 40: Best Advocate Award” from the NBA in 2015.

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Practice Areas

Accomplishments

Academic

University of Oregon (J.D., 2006)

Honors:

Graduate Research Award, Center on Diversity & Community
(2005 - 2006)

Dean's Scholarship
(2003 - 2006)

Brigham Young University (B.S., 2002)

Major: Computer Science
Minor: Mathematics


Professional

Listed as a “Rising Star” in the category of Intellectual Property Litigation - Mountain States Super Lawyers & Rising Stars (2014, 2015)

Named to the Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List (2014)

Recipient of an “Accomplished Under 40” award from the Idaho Business Review (2015)

Recipient of a “40 Under 40: Best Advocate Award” from the National Bar Association (2015)


Associations

Professional

National Bar Association
Member
(2006 - Present)
Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect, Intellectual Property Law Section
(2013 - 2014)
Chair, Intellectual Property Law Section
(2014 - 2015)

Idaho State Bar
Intellectual Property Section
(2012 - Present)

Utah State Bar
Intellectual Property Section
(2013 - Present)

Concordia University School of Law
Adjunct Professor, Intellectual Property Law
(2014 - Present)


Community

Leadership Boise
(Class of 2014 - 2016)

Love the Law! Program of the Idaho State Bar Diversity Section
Committee Member
(2012 - Present)

TechStart Education Foundation
Member
(2009 - 2011)


Licensed/Admitted

Idaho
Utah
Washington
Oregon
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Idaho
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Oregon
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

Education

University of Oregon School of Law