more than twenty years ago, and now the largest intellectual property
law firm headquartered in the Chicago suburbs, Pauley Petersen & Erickson offers a unique combination of capability and
Firmís lawyers have extensive experience in all facets of intellectual
property practice, and have worked in engineering, as in-house counsel, and at nationally known boutique law firms.
Due to this diversity of background, the Firm enjoys a
specialized mix of skills not easily found in a firm of its size.
has awarded the Firm its AV rating, the highest rating available to
lawyers and law firms.
Firm's practice is concentrated in four primary areas:
intellectual property rights in the United States and abroad
clients regarding those rights
and litigation support
practice therefore includes: domestic and international patent and
trademark prosecution; counseling on the availability, validity and
enforcement of intellectual property rights; patent interference
proceedings; trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings; seizures
of infringing products both in the Federal Courts and with the U.S.
Customs Service; litigating patent, trademark, trade dress, trade secret
and copyright infringement cases; and negotiating and drafting license
Firmís members have experience in working with all technologies,
including the chemical, mechanical and electrical arts, as well as
computer hardware and software and the biological sciences.
Pauley Petersen & Erickson is committed to providing
the thorough, high-quality legal service clients demand in a timely and
cost-efficient manner, so that our clients can promptly render informed