Allen Secretov specializes in litigating complex patent, copyright, and trademark law matters. Allen also has experience registering works with the U.S. Copyright Office. He has served as a guest lecturer for a course in International Intellectual Property at UCLA School of Law. Additionally, Allen actively dedicates his time to a substantive pro bono practice, representing victims of human trafficking, victims of domestic violence, assisting the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, and coordinating foster child adoptions.
Prior to joining the firm, Allen was an associate with Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer. He received his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where he volunteered as a mentor for the UCLA Law Fellows program and served as Co-President of the UCLA Sports Law Federation.
Admissions, Memberships & Qualifications
- State Bar of California (Member)
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- Career Initiatives Chair on the Board of the UCLA Los Angeles Westside Network
- Judicial Extern to the Honorable Frances Rothschild of the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District.
Publications & Speaking Engagements
- “Entertainment Litigation 101 – Big to Boutique” Ziffren Center for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law at UCLA School of Law. January 2019
- “Madden NFL Lawsuit May Advance, Class Cert Denied” Forbes. August 2018.
- “Stadium Naming Rights Deals: Category Exclusivity, Operations, and Length” TYL Magazine. July 2018.
- “Jay-Z The Target Of The SEC, Potentially Faces Contempt And Incarceration” Forbes. May 2018.
- “DOJ Shifts Focus from SEP Holders to SEP Implementers and SSOs” mondaq. Nov. 2017.
- University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2010
- University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 2014