Illinois
 

Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg, LLP

Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg, LLP has chosen to practice only in areas where we can attract and retain the best legal talent and quality client relationships. The areas in which we have chosen to practice require skills for which our lawyers are well known -- a high level of technical expertise and an aggressive, innovative approach to solving significant legal problems. These skills allow our lawyers to create added value for our clients in these areas. These areas include corporate and securities law, real estate transactions and finance, asset restructurings and reorganizations, tax, business and estate planning, commercial litigation, healthcare, financial services law, and employee benefits law. The Firm’s client base is operationally and geographically diverse, ranging from Fortune 500 companies and large financial services organizations located throughout the United States and abroad to domestic middle market companies, individual entrepreneurs and community banking organizations. Barack Ferrazzano’s Intellectual Property Group has in-depth experience in the protection, management and enforcement of its clients’ intellectual property rights. The practice covers a wide range of functions, including initial searching and clearance, domestic and foreign trademark registration, opposition and cancellation proceedings, intellectual property enforcement, litigation, licensing, and e-commerce issues. We are committed to maintaining the unique mix of legal talent and areas of specialization that has allowed us to provide our clients with a level of depth, expertise and quality that is often found only at larger firms, and a level of personal attention, continuity, responsiveness and efficiency that few large firms can match.

Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg, LLP
200 W. Madison Street, Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60606-3465
Tel:  312-984-3100
Fax: 312-984-3150
Website: www.bfkn.com


Cook Alex Ltd

Cook Alex Ltd. is a firm committed to the practice of intellectual property law. The members of Cook Alex believe that a firm which specializes exclusively in intellectual property law best permits them to meet the needs of their clients with sound and cost-effective legal advice.  The work of the Firm involves the full range of intellectual property law counseling, including conducting patentability, enforceability and infringement studies and preparing related opinions; preparing, prosecuting and enforcing U.S. and international patent applications, federal, state and international trademark applications and copyright registrations; conducting patent interference proceedings and trademark oppositions and cancellations; negotiating and preparing intellectual property licenses and related agreements; and providing related counseling. Attorneys of the Firm have represented clients extensively in intellectual property litigation matters, and have acted as counsel in legal matters resulting in some two hundred (200) published federal decisions. With its goal of providing excellent client service, the Firm is committed to providing a knowledgeable staff and to employing the systems and technology required to assist our clients in achieving their legal and business goals.

Cook Alex Ltd.
200 West Adams Street, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: 312-236-8500
Fax: 312-236-8176
Email: firm@cookalex.com
Website: http://www.cookalex.com



Davis McGrath LLC

Davis McGrath LLC is a firm with substantial experience in litigation and counseling in diverse business areas. Davis McGrath has specific expertise in trademark, copyright, rights of publicity and privacy, trade secret, publishing, and computer/Internet law. Our attorneys are experienced in helping clients protect trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, and we advise on and litigate infringement cases. We also plan and execute contracts and licensing agreements, conduct trademark clearance analysis, file applications for trademark and copyright registrations, and otherwise protect and pursue our clients' interests with regard to intangible assets.

At Davis McGrath, we pride ourselves on taking a common sense approach to our clients' matters and addressing those matters in a cost-effective way. Whether you are a small business, a large corporation or an individual, we have the skills, knowledge, and experience to represent our diverse clientele, along with a structure that places a premium on close contact and personal service to manage and resolve your legal issues.

Davis McGrath LLC
125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: 312-332-3033
Fax: 312-332-6376
Contact: Maureen Beacom Gorman; mbgorman@davismcgrath.com
Website: www.davismcgrath.com

 


Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

At Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, we believe in building strong, long-lasting relationships with clients and in delivering superior value through the services we provide. These principles are the foundation of our successful law practice, which specializes in the acquisition, protection and challenge of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.Our approach is different. We listen carefully to our clients' needs. We strive to understand each client's business in order to work with clients, not just as a service provider, but as a strategic partner. This often means we must be highly creative in order to protect the original work of our clients.

At Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, we believe that our people are our best resources. We invest in only the most talented professionals dedicated to drawing from their vast knowledge of, and experience in, intellectual property. Trained in advanced scientific disciplines - including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and the electrical, chemical and mechanical arts, our team draws from their diverse technical training and knowledge of intellectual property litigation and prosecution, as well as their experience in other areas of law, including bankruptcy, antitrust, licensing and technology transfer.

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
233 South Wacker Drive
6300 Sears Tower
Chicago, IL 60606-6357
Tel:  312-474-6300
Fax: 312-474-0448
Website: www.marshallip.com


Perkins Coie LLC

Perkins Coie LLC represents founders and emerging and established technology businesses in all facets of technology licensing, investment, acquisition, and management. We handle patent (prosecution, licensing, and litigation), trademark, domain name, copyright, trade secret, and other intellectual property issues. Our technology practice covers every segment of computer and information technology industries from hardware manufacturers, multimedia and software developers, authors, publishers, distributors, significant end users; Internet, eCommerce, and online service companies; entertainment and game companies; biomedical device and engineering companies; venture capital firms, and other large and small local, national and international technology companies. Perkins Coie's website is also a resource for the Perkins Coie Internet Case Digest.

Perkins Coie LLC
35 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601-1657
Tel:  312-263-5510
Fax: 312-263-5520
Website: www.perkinscoie.com


 

Wiemelt Knechtel.

Wiemelt Knechtel

Founded in 1993 and located in Chicago, the Wiemelt Knechtel law office is a full-service intellectual property law firm with patent attorneys and trademark lawyers specializing in patent, trademark, domain name and copyright searches, applications, registrations and protection, trade secret, false advertising, unfair competition and Internet or E-commerce law, and related contract, licensing and commercial litigation, including cyberpiracy, cybersquatting, keying, domain name and metatag infringement and contingent fee infringement litigation.

We provide practical and comprehensive legal advice to hundreds of clients ranging from small businesses and private entrepreneurs to one of the 2003 Internet Retailer Top 50 Retailing Sites.  Our patent lawyers and trademark attorneys strive to vigorously enforce our clients' intellectual property rights and to obtain the broadest scope of protection possible.  Our experienced attorneys offer a free initial consultation, including a preliminary review of websites and a preliminary evaluation of business or commercial insurance policies to determine the possibility of insurance coverage and a defense funded by the insurance company in the event of a lawsuit.

Wiemelt Knechtel
10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel:  312-372-7664
Fax: 312-372-6568
Website: www.wiemeltlaw.com


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DLA Piper US LLP

Duane Morris LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

Kaye Scholer LLP

Mandell Menkes LLC

Much Shelist Denenberg Ament & Rubenstein, P.C.

Offices of Catherine Simmons-Gill, LLC

Thompson Coburn LLP

Troutman Sanders LLP

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