• Louisiana State University Law Center
      J.D., 1984
    • Louisiana State University
      B.S. in Chemical Engineering, 1977
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • Louisiana
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

Allen D. Darden

Senior Partner

Baton Rouge

Allen Darden practices in the area of professional liability defense, primarily involving architects and engineers. He also has experience in all areas of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Mr. Darden is a licensed patent attorney and regularly deals with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Copyright Office.


  • Experienced in defense of architects and engineers, and insurance coverage issues inherent in that defense.
  • Experienced in the prosecution of patents and the registration of trademarks before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the registration of copyrights with the United States Copyright Office.
  • Actively involved in the enforcement of all intellectual property rights.
  • Experienced in intellectual property litigation, including the prosecution and defense of claims of patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets and appended claims of unfair competition.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association


  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America© - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Trademark Law (Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Patent 2015)