Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP is pleased to announce that Margaret A. “Peggy” Wojkowski has joined the firm’s Chicago office as an associate. Peggy currently focuses her practice on patent preparation and prosecution, IP litigation, patent post-issuance proceedings, and product clearance and legal opinions.
Peggy earned her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, graduating magna cum laude in May 2017, and holds a B.S. in Chemistry from North Central College. While attending law school, she served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Ann Claire Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Along with multiple academic awards, Peggy was recognized with several public service awards while at Chicago-Kent for her extensive volunteer work with the Self-Help Web Center at the Cook County Circuit Court and with the Chicago-Kent Patent Hub.
We are happy to welcome Peggy to the Fitch Even team!
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