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 31, the USPTO announced extensions to the time allowed to file certain trademark-related documents and to pay certain required fees that would have been due on or after March 27, 2020. Read more
IP Alert | Copyright Office Proceeds with Implementation of Fee Increases as ScheduledApril 2, 2020
Effective March 20, 2020, the Copyright Office has increased filing fees for most of its services, including registering claims to copyright, recording documents, and searching copyright records. Read more