February 13, 2020
Established in 2005, Client Choice, in association with the International Law Office and Lexology, recognizes lawyers around the world who “stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients' business above and beyond” others in the industry. Notably, lawyers are nominated exclusively by corporate counsel, with this year’s winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 individual client assessments.
Nikki is an IP litigator who represents clients in cases across a broad spectrum of technologies. She has participated in numerous jury and bench trials on behalf of clients ranging from individual inventors to multinational corporations. Nikki also represents clients in post-issuance proceedings in the USPTO in parallel with ongoing district court proceedings. She is cofounder and chair of Chicago Women in IP, a networking and mentoring organization committed to the connection, promotion, and success of Chicagoland-area women working in the field of intellectual property law.
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On March 2, in Rain Computing, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the Federal Circuit held that the patent at issue was indefinite for lacking sufficient structure linked to the means-plus-function term "user identification module" used in the claims. Read more