Rao Law Group
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Our Team

Who We Are

 

Founder, MAnaging Attorney

Siddartha Rao

From working at the law firm of Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP and serving as in-house counsel at Guidance Software, Inc. to starting RLG, Siddartha has handled high stakes litigation and complex business matters for clients from small businesses to large corporations.  He focuses on banking, compliance, intellectual property, data privacy, and technology issues.  He made headlines in 2013 when he litigated a widely reported federal case concerning trademark rights in the word "Mormon."  Working with a variety of clients helps him stay abreast of trends and practice developments at the intersection of law, technology, and intellectual property.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2008

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE
B.A., Mathematics, 2004

Activities & Affiliations

• New York City Bar Association, Member
• Information Technology and Cyberlaw Committee
• Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Member

Bar Admissions

• State of New York
• United States District Court, Southern District of New York
• United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
• United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

 
 

 
 
 

OF COUNSEL (Patent and TEchnology LAW)

Howard Eichenblatt

Before practicing law, Howard spent several years as a researcher at Rutgers University, investigating the stress properties of pharmaceutical machinery and bio-remedial activities of micro-organisms.  Subsequently, he worked at SPC, A Brady Business, as a Research and Development Engineer, designing and building multiple machines for ultra-hazardous dust control.  As a patent attorney, he has done extensive patent work in software, hardware, medical devices, and various mechanical arts fields for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses.  Howard is also an instructor at the Brooklyn Law School Incubator & Policy Clinic.

 

Education

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor, 2013

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
B.S., Chemical & BioChemical Engineering, 2009

Activities & Affiliations

• Instructor, Brooklyn Law School Incubator & Policy Clinic

Bar Admissions

• State of New York
• State of New Jersey (Inactive)
• United States Patent & Trademark Office