Nick Soloway

Nick Soloway, an AV Peer Review Rated* attorney, is one of 200 practicing patent attorneys in the United States to be included in Woodward/White's Best Lawyers in America.

Practice: Mr. Soloway has been practicing in the intellectual property profession for over 40 years. He has extensive patent prosecution, litigation and licensing experience and counsels clients and renders formal opinions concerning the infringement or validity of patents and the designing of products and processes to avoid potential patent infringement. Mr. Soloway has filed and prosecuted well over 10,000 patents and trademarks for large and small corporations in the United States and throughout the world and his client base includes industry leaders in aerospace, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemical technologies, mechanical and electromechanical technologies and microelectronics.

Other experience: Prior to founding Hayes Soloway, P.C., Nick Soloway was in private practice in Boston, and before that in New York City. In addition to the practice of law, as a serial entrepreneur he co-founded 3 technology based companies: Diamond Guard (defunct), HBN Shoe, Structural Pharmaceuticals, a not-for-profit start-up for the University of Arizona Biochemisty and Molecular Biophysics Department.

Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1967

  • U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1971

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 1979

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1994

  • Registered to practice before the Canadian Patent Office


Published Works:

  • Contributor to "State Trademark and Unfair Competition Law", by the United States Trademark Association, Mary McGave, Managing Editor

  • "Protecting Intellectual Property in a Global Economy", Inside Tucson Business, 2007.


  • Boston College, Department of Chemistry, Lecturer in organic chemistry, instrumental analysis and physical chemistry.

  • University of Arizona Entrepreneurship Program, lecturer

  • University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, panelist in Intellectual Property

  • Franklin Pierce Law Center, lecturer in International Licensing

  • New Hampshire Bar, CLE lecturer in Intellectual Property

  • MIT Club of Phoenix, guest lecturer

  • BioSA Breakfast Series, lecturer in Intellectual Property

  • BioSA BioSouthwest, moderator in IP Breakout Sessions, 2004 and 2006

  • Idea Funding, Tucson, AZ., panelist in Intellectual Property

  • MIT Enterprise Forum of Japan, lecturer in IP

Honors and Awards:

  • One of 200 patent attorneys listed in Woodward White™, "The Best Lawyers in America"

National Associations/Professional Memberships:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • Boston Patent Law Association

  • The Copyright Society of the U.S.A.

Community Activities:

  • University of Arizona Chairman of Board of Advisors, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

  • University of Arizona College of Science, Dean's Board of Advisors

  • University of Arizona Galileo Circle

  • University of Arizona daVinci Circle

  • University of Arizona Medici Society, Member

  • AzRise, Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy, University of Arizona

  • Desert Angels, Member and member of Screening Panel

  • BioSA Board Member; Board Meeting Host; BioSouthwest committee organizer, 2004, 2006

  • Founder, past Chairman and Moderator, MIT Enterprise Forum of New Hampshire

  • Founder, past Secretary, New Hampshire High Technology Council

  • Board Member and past President, American Stage Festival

  • Board Member, New Hampshire Historical Society

  • Past President, MIT Club of New Hampshire

  • Fund raising MIT, Lawrence Academy, The Fay School and Kimball Union Academy

  • Other: Hayes Soloway, P.C., makes continuing donations to:

    • BioSA University of Arizona Entrepreneurship Program

    • MIT Enterprise Forum

    • New Hampshire High Technology Council

  • Mechanical/electromechanical

  • Microelectronics, software and material technologies patents

  • Medical, biomedical

  • Pharmaceuticals and chemical technologies patents

  • Trademarks, licensing, technology transfer and litigation

Phone: 520.882.7623
Fax: 520.882.7643

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