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  1. Trademark: 45%
    26 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 30%
    26 years
  3. Copyright: 25%
    26 years

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Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP

200 South Wacker Drive Suite 2900
Chicago, IL, 60606-5896


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199011/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV® Rated Preeminent LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2015
An Illinois "Super Lawyer" in Intellectual Property LitigationThomson Reuters2015
"An admired litigation and transactional ace"2015 World Trademark Review 10002015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorThe John Marshall Law School2003 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorNorthwestern University Law School2014 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationLiaison to the Forum on Franchising2014 - Present
International Trademark AssociationAnticounterfeiting Committee2014 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationBoard of Managers2012 - 2014
Pharmaceutical Trade Marks GroupMember2011 - Present
Intellectual Property Owners AssociationMemberN/A
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
PepsiCo, Inc. v. Ram Traders, Ltd., 2013 WL 100769 (D. Nev. 2013, Judge Mahan)Judgment for client
Eli Lilly and Company v. Graham Nelson et. al, Case No. 1:13-CV-1800 JMS-DML (S.D. Indiana 2014, Judge Magnus-Stinson)Judgment for client
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Trinity College, DublinRotary ScholarN/A1987
Emory UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Strafford Live CLE Webinar"Rights of Publicity and Brand Promotion via Social Media: Navigating the Complexities,"2015