Raymond M. Mehler

Attorney in Chicago, IL
Before commencing his law studies, Mr. Mehler passed the 'patent bar' examination. He practiced as a patent agent with the Chicago office of an international patent and trademark firm while pursuing his full time law studies. In 1974, Mr. Mehler joined the law department of a major corporation, where he further developed his skills in patent practice and gained valuable experience in trademark, copyright, trade secret and litigation matters. This experience in counseling in a large corporate context included exposure to business relationships involving intellectual property and other legal issues. In 1977, Mr. Mehler joined a predecessor to the present firm, where he continued to specialize in patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition causes, in agreement drafting, and in various phases of litigation. During his many years of specialized experience, Mr. Mehler's practice has spanned a full range of intellectual property law matters, including procuring, enforcing and defending against patents, trademarks and copyrights in the U.S. and internationally. His extensive experience has encompassed U.S. suits and appeals, interferences, oppositions and cancellations, as well as assisting European counsel in court proceedings, in oppositions, and before the European Technical Board of Appeal. Mr. Mehler has represented clients of diverse sizes and types, in fields such as food science and engineering, medical devices and compositions, software and related methods, agricultural products and equipment, consumer goods, components for the electronic industry, and products for rail and vehicle use.
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Areas of Law

PatentsTrademarksCopyrightsUnfair Competition
Patents
40%
Trademarks
35%
Copyrights
15%
Unfair Competition
10%

 

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Experience & Credentials

Position

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Admission Details

Admitted in 1974, Illinois
1977, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
1983, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Law School Attended

University of Chicago
Class of 1974
J.D.

University Attended

Illinois Institute of Technology
Class of 1970
B.S.
with distinction

Associations & Memberships

Chicago Bar Association; Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago; American Intellectual Property Law Association.

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Fax

312-236-8176

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Raymond M. Mehler
Shareholder
 200 West Adams, Suite 2850,
Chicago, IL 60606-5206

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