Working with inventors and corporations in the fields of consumer products, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and internet technology, Julianne M. Hartzell successfully handles all forms of intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation.  She also has experience enforcing covenants not-to-compete and confidentiality agreements.  A committed advocate, she works closely with her clients to understand their business needs and aggressively defends her clients’ interests, seeking the most efficient route to resolve litigation in a way that satisfies those needs.  Ms. Hartzell believes her clients value her ability to understand a broad range of technologies, her thorough preparation at every stage in the case, and her creative litigation strategies.

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • Duke University, B.S., Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Chicago Bar Association (CBA)

  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)

  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC)

  • The Richard Linn American Inn of Court

  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

  • Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law Firms

Julianne M. Hartzell

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Working with inventors and corporations in the fields of consumer products, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and internet technology, Julianne M. Hartzell successfully handles all forms of intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation.  She also has experience enforcing covenants not-to-compete and confidentiality agreements.  A committed advocate, she works closely with her clients to understand their business needs and aggressively defends her clients’ interests, seeking the most efficient route to resolve litigation in a way that satisfies those needs.  Ms. Hartzell believes her clients value her ability to understand a broad range of technologies, her thorough preparation at every stage in the case, and her creative litigation strategies.

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Julianne M. Hartzell

Julianne M. Hartzell

Julianne M. Hartzell

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • Duke University, B.S., Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

  • Chicago Bar Association (CBA)

  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)

  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC)

  • The Richard Linn American Inn of Court

  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

  • Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law Firms

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