Intellectual property

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Years of experience


Industries served

Government contracts, US outbound investment or business in China , Media, Marketing

Graduated from

Loyola Chicago Law School

Practice areas

trademark litigation,patent filing,trademark filing,copyright filing,copyright litigation


I represent companies nationally and internationally in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property. I thrive on the opportunity to expand the scope of protection available to my clients. I represented the winning plaintiff in the landmark U.S. Supreme court trademark case Qualitex Company vs. Jacobson Products Co., Inc. which unanimously accepted my argument that a product's color alone can be registered as a trademark. I serve as lead counsel in infringement and anti-counterfeiting actions, intellectual property related insurance coverage disputes, and opposition and cancellation proceedings in the US Patent and Trademark Office. I have particular expertise in the international protection and enforcement of intellectual property.

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated: AV

Specialties: Branding and identity protection in the direct marketing industry. Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement. Patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing and litigation. Insurance coverage of intellectual property disputes. Promotional and advertising law.