Robert Kain is a Shareholder of Kain Spielman and has practiced intellectual property law for more than three decades. He is Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law by the Florida Bar. His B.E. Degree in Electrical Engineering and Law Degree from Vanderbilt University provided a foundation for his experience in U.S. and international I.P. matters and in the highly technical fields of computer and Internet law. Before returning to Florida in 1986, Robert was patent counsel for General Electric and worked in Washington, D.C. at Fleit, Jacobson, Cohn and Price.
He is a registered patent attorney with the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office and is admitted to the Bars of Florida, New York, the District of Columbia, numerous U.S. District Courts and many U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Robert taught patent law, as an adjunct professor of law, at Nova Southeastern University Law School, lectures at various CLE seminars and has published many law review and law related articles in the I.P. field.
Darren Spielman is a Shareholder of Kain Spielman, P.A. He concentrates his practice in the field of intellectual property, with an emphasis on trademarks, trade secrets, domain name disputes, copyrights, libel and defamation. Darren has a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from University of Florida. He also earned a Masters in Mass Communications degree from the University of Florida, as part of a joint degree with the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Darren also completed the Intellectual Property Certificate Program during law school. Darren is admitted to practice in front of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, Southern District of Florida, and Middle District of Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Darren is a member of the Intellectual Property Committee and the Computer Law and Technology Committee of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar. Darren is also a member of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida and the Broward County Bar Association. Darren has been honored as AV Rated with Martindale Hubble and with the Super Lawyers Rising Stars Award for 2009, 2010 2011, 2013 and 2014 and also received Top Attorneys Florida Outstanding Young Lawyers Award for 2011, 2013, and 2014.
Nicole A. Valdivieso is an attorney at Kain Spielman. Nicole concentrates her practice on all aspects of intellectual property, including patents and trademarks, with an emphasis on chemical, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and mechanical matters. Nicole also represents clients in intellectual property litigation in federal and state courts and in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology from Ferris State University. She began her career as in-house counsel for a pharmaceutical company and later handled intellectual property matters for an oil company. Prior to joining Kain Spielman, Nicole spent several years focusing on all aspects of intellectual property with another boutique firm in South Florida. Nicole is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is admitted to the State Bars of Florida and Texas. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida.