McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Intellectual Property Department

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With offices in Illinois, California and North Carolina, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP ("MBHB"), provides comprehensive legal services to obtain and enforce our clients' intellectual property rights, from navigating patent office procedures to litigating complex infringement actions. We prosecute patent and trademark applications in both the U.S. and abroad, handle intellectual property litigation matters in trial and appellate courts across the country, and counsel clients nationwide and worldwide on the enforcement and defense of their intellectual property rights. We handle litigation matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and throughout the federal court system, including the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Courts and the International Trade Commission.

MBHB’s practice areas encompass all aspects of intellectual property law. We have practical experience in a myriad of technology areas. Our attorneys are experienced in the procurement, licensing, enforcement, and defense of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition actions in a number of technological disciplines and product categories including:

  • biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, 
  • chemical, 
  • electrical, 
  • mechanical and materials, 
  • medical device and diagnostics, 
  • software and business methods, and 
  • telecommunications.



Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals



Mechanical & Materials

Medical Device & Diagnostics

Software & Business Methods