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John L. Ambrogi Joins McCracken & Frank LLP
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Chicago, IL -- McCracken & Frank LLP is pleased to announce that Mr. John L. Ambrogi has joined the firm as Partner. Mr. Ambrogi specializes in protecting, evaluating, enforcing and defending intellectual property rights secured by patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, both domestically and internationally. His extensive experience also includes serving as a co-trial attorney on patent infringement, trademark infringement, breach of contract and trade secret trials, in addition to handling preliminary injunction and TRO hearings for trademark infringement, trade secret and breach of non-compete agreement matters.
Mr. Ambrogi is involved in all aspects of litigation and pre-litigation counseling including the design of trial strategies, consultation with clients on risk assessments and settlement negotiations. His additional litigation experience includes domain name disputes, as well as opposition and cancellation practice before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. On the transactional side, he handles matters involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, E-Commerce, IP audits/transfers, IP clearance and opinion letters, trade secret, and domain name matters. His extensive experience covers managing intellectual property portfolios, as well as performing intellectual property evaluation, due diligence, and assessments related to business ventures and financing arrangements. He also negotiates and drafts a wide variety of intellectual property related agreements, including letters of intent, informational services, consulting, non-disclosure, employment related contracts, E-Commerce, and the sale and licensing of IP assets.
Mr. Ambrogi is a member of the Illinois Supreme Court; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois; Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; and the Trial Bar for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He is a Loyola University of Chicago School of Law graduate and has a Bachelor of Science in Math and Computer Science, cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago.
McCracken & Frank LLP is a Chicago-based full-service intellectual property law firm that provides legal counsel and services to Fortune 500 companies, and other local and international companies with domestic and international business objectives regarding the development, protection, assertion, and transfer of legal rights in patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. McCracken & Frank attorneys include recognized leaders in complex intellectual property litigation and have technical specialties ranging from electrical, computer, and e-commerce technologies, to chemical, petrochemical, and biomedical technologies, to mechanical, construction, and industrial technologies. With clients in diverse and wide-ranging fields of innovation and business, McCracken & Frank understands the needs of entrepreneurs and their businesses at all stages of the business cycle, and helps its clients capitalize on their intellectual property and meet their business objectives.
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