- Aerospace & Aeronautics
- Environmental Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- New Leaders in the Law, The Connecticut Law Tribune, 2017
- Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016-2020
- State of Connecticut, 2011
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2010
University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2011
Villanova University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2006
Alicia Hayter has experience in several areas of intellectual property. She has been involved in advising clients in all aspects of patent law, including utility and design patent application preparation, prosecution, counseling, and portfolio management. Ali additionally conducts searches and prepares corresponding patentability, freedom to operate, and non-infringement opinions. Ali concentrates her practice in a wide variety of mechanical technologies, serving both foreign and domestic clients. Within the mechanical arts, Ali’s practice has involved substantial work with aerospace and aeronautics, elevators, heating and cooling systems, and latch and lock technology. She also has prepared patent applications directed to packaging and manufacturing of consumer goods including food and candy and kitchen appliances. Ali worked onsite for client United Technologies Corporation Building Industrial Systems for a secondment of four months, during which she worked on transactional matters, wrote freedom-to-operate opinions, and worked directly with business unit leaders, UTC Fellows, inventors, and marketing leaders. In addition to working with some of the firm’s largest clients, Ali has counseled several small Connecticut-based businesses in creating an IP strategy and securing their first patents. Prior to joining Cantor Colburn LLP, Ali worked as both a mechanical engineer and a patent engineer at Otis Elevator, where she helped develop and protect new technology while attending law school. She has prepared and prosecuted more than 500 utility and design patent applications.
Partner, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2021-present
Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2019-2020
Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2011-2018
Patent Engineer, Otis Elevator, 2007-2011
Mechanical Engineer, Otis Elevator, 2006-2007
- December 21, 2020
- October 13, 2020
Cantor Colburn LLP, one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in the country, is pleased to announce that partners Michael Cantor and Andrew Ryan are Super Lawyers and Ali Caless and Ali Hayter are Rising Stars. Only 5% of attorneys are selected to be Super Lawyers; only 2.5% of attorneys are selected to be Rising Stars.
- Connecticut Law TribuneJanuary 31, 2019
"Connecticut Movers: Promoting Lawyers Who've Clearly Got the Goods" highlighted the promotions of Partner James Wimpe, Alicia Hayter, Jared Howenstine, and Wanli Wu to Counsel, and Senior Patent Agent Jessica Zimberlin Eastman, Ph.D., to Senior Patent Agent in the January 25, 2019 article in the Connecticut Law Tribune.
- December 19, 2018
Cantor Colburn LLP, the fourth largest patent law firm in the U.S., welcomes the new year with the elevation of James Wimpe to its partnership. Also effective January 1, 2019, Associates Tina Dorr, Ph.D., Alicia Hayter, Jared Howenstine, David Kincaid, Matteo Pedini, and Wanli Wu will be promoted to Counsel. Jessica Zimberlin Eastman, Ph.D., will be promoted to Senior Patent Agent.
- Cantor Colburn Attorney Alicia Hayter Recognized as a New Leader in the Law 2017 by the Connecticut Law TribuneConnecticut Law TribuneAugust 29, 2017
- October 17, 2019Hartford, Connecticut
Cantor Colburn is sponsoring the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Hartford Light The Night Walk and biotech associate Nicholas Herrel, Ph.D., Esq. is the Cantor Colburn liaison. The event takes place at Bushnell Park on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 5-8:00 pm. Team Cantor Colburn and many other corporate and community teams will come together as a community to honor survivors, raise awareness of blood cancers, and remember those who have lost their battle.
- January 22, 2019Middletown, Connecticut
The Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Association is hosting the Pro Bono Hour, a short presentation style forum for organizations to share information with each other about their programs and volunteer opportunities with pro bono organizations, taking place on January 22, 2019 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Herd Restaurant in Middletown.
- June 14, 2018Hartford, Connecticut
Cantor Colburn is proud to support the United Way Women's Initiative event Power of the Purse Luncheon and Silent Auction on Thursday, June 14, 2018. This annual event benefits women and families by providing them with resources and means to help become financially stable. Attendees to the luncheon include Cantor Colburn attorneys Jessica Zimberlin Eastman, Ph.D., Alicia Hayter, and Lynn Stewart.
- April 25, 2018Alexandria, VA
Members of Cantor Colburn's Design Patents Practice Group will attend USPTO Design Day on April 25, 2018 in Alexandria, VA. Cantor Colburn is the #3 largest filer of design patents in the country and several of our attorneys attend Design Day every year. Design Practice Co-Chair Dan Drexler will be a panelist at the event.
- October 3, 2017Hartford, Connecticut
Patent attorney Alicia Hayter has been recognized as a New Leader in the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune. She will be honored at an awards dinner on October 3 in Hartford as one of only 25 lawyers selected as a New Leader.
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