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Prestin  Van Mieghem
“I was drawn to new innovations in high school; my journey has continued to protect, represent, and reward those who innovate.”

Prestin Van MieghemAssociate

120 South LaSalle Street
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60603VCard
312.577.7007 fax
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J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2021, cum laude
B.S., Physics, Illinois State University, 2018, summa cum laude


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Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Recipient of CALI Awards in International Intellectual Property and Patent Office Practice

Prestin Van Mieghem’s intellectual property law practice includes patent preparation and prosecution, freedom-to-operate, infringement analysis, and global portfolio prosecution. In addition, he drafts and reviews a variety of business contracts and intellectual property agreements, including product distribution agreements, licensing agreements, and joint development agreements.

Clients Prestin has worked with range from technology start-ups to large global manufacturers, many in the mechanical engineering and other high-tech industries.

Prestin holds a B.S. degree in Physics from Illinois State University. His background provides him with a clear understanding of the intricacies of clients' technology, enabling him to efficiently and effectively communicate with inventors and in-house counsel.

Prepares utility applications and defensive publications for a global manufacturer of aviation components.

Prosecutes utility applications for a global manufacture of aviation components. Analyzes foreign counterparts to determine portfolio management.

Prepares provisional applications for a global magnetic components manufacturer.

Drafted joint development agreement for manufacturer of emergency response vehicles.

Reviewed business contracts and drafted recommendations on how to handle intellectual property strategy and portfolio.

Drafted provisional application for tech-startup company.

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