Griffen Thorne

Associate

  • location icon Los Angeles, CA
    633 West 5th Street
    Suite 4000
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

Griffen Thorne is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Intellectual Property & Technology, Commercial Litigation, and Data Privacy & Cyber Security Practices. Mr. Thorne’s intellectual property practices include patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright litigation in both state and federal courts. Mr. Thorne’s practice also includes complex business litigation, false advertising and unfair competition litigation, and real estate litigation. Mr. Thorne’s cases have involved various fields, including agricultural, insurance, lighting, chauffer services, and video game industries.

In addition to litigation, Mr. Thorne’s practice also includes trademark prosecution and non-litigation enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Publications

  • Admitting Prior Convictions for Ten Years After Incarceration: Federal Rule of Evidence 609 Implies Prison Does Not Rehabilitate, 13 PRAXIS: WHERE REFLECTION AND PRACTICE MEET (2014)
  • Timing is Everything: Martinez v. Illinois (Re)Specifies When Jeopardy Attaches, JURIST DATELINE (June 19, 2014), http://jurist.org/dateline/2014/06/griffen-thorne-double-jeopardy.php
  • Severance agreements do not create new debt and are valid under the Park District Code, 59 TRIAL BRIEFS (ISBA, Chicago, Ill.), May 2014, at 1(co-written with The Honorable Russell W. Hartigan)
  • Illinois court finds default judgment proper only after notice and repeated failure to comply, 59 TRIAL BRIEFS (ISBA, Chicago, Ill.), May 2014, at 6 (co-written with The Honorable Russell W. Hartigan)
  • The Illinois Supreme Court expands the reach of the Code of Civil Procedure’s six-year statute of repose, 59 TRIAL BRIEFS (ISBA, Chicago, Ill.), March 2014, at 1 (co-written with The Honorable Russell W. Hartigan)

Admissions

California

California Supreme Court

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Awards & Honors

Loyola University Chicago School of Law

  • CALI Awards for Highest Grades: Administrative Law, Advanced Torts, Advocacy, Criminal Procedure II, Environmental Law, and Evidence
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society
  • Dean's List All Semesters

Education

Loyola University Chicago

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2015

  • Editor-in-Chief, Loyola University Chicago Law Journal
  • Brief Writer and Oralist, Giles Sutherland Rich Patent Moot Court
  • Academic Teaching Assistant, Contracts and Civil Procedure
  • Staff Writer, Public Interest Law Reporter
  • Communications Chair, Intellectual Property Law Society

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts in Music, 2012

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