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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Robert S. Strauss Tower
2001 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1037
United States
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Work Department

Partner; Intellectual Property


Cono Carrano is a trial lawyer and a registered patent lawyer who focuses his practice on complex patent litigation. His experience primarily involves semiconductors, electronics, software, wireless and optics technology. Cono has worked with patent trial counsel in numerous European and Asian countries. Cono brings a sophisticated technical understanding to matters involving a wide range of IP issues. Cono represents clients before the International Trade Commission, U.S. district courts, the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Prior to entering the practice of law, he was a member of the technical staff and designed supercomputers at AT&T Bell Laboratories.


J.D., Hofstra University School of Law
M.E.E., New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering
B.E.E., Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (International Trade Commission)

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP unites a strong ITC practice and an experienced federal court and PTAB practice under one roof. The team of practice head Steve Maslowski in Philadelphia features an exceptionally high number of lawyers with technical degrees, allowing for thorough understanding of the technological issues at stake in a broad range of sectors. The firm’s core ITC duo consists of Cono Carrano and David Vondle in the Washington DC office.