Jennifer M. Mikulina focuses her practice on trademark and copyright counseling, prosecution, licensing and enforcement. She counsels companies in a wide variety of industries, including consumer goods, food products, digital currency, health care services, insurance, hospitality/restaurant services and software/online services. Jennifer delivers a client-first approach to legal work and has been praised by clients and market-leading publications. According to one client quoted in World Trademark Review, “She provides top-notch service, which is both timely and extremely efficient; I wouldn’t go to anybody else for assistance.” Another client recognized Jennifer as “one of the most knowledgeable, humble, compassionate and patient trademark professionals anywhere. She is an excellent listener and problem solver with a unique ability to break down complex IP concepts into bite-sized, manageable pieces.”

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  • Counseled companies in the selection, clearance and protection of trademarks in the United States and abroad
  • Worked with clients and US Customs and Border Protection officers on the seizure of counterfeit goods
  • Represented clients in numerous opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Proceedings before the National Arbitration Forum

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  • Expert Guides, Women in Business Law, 2020
  • Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars, 2021
  • Chambers USA 2021, ranked in Illinois: Intellectual Property
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2016 to 2021, Trademark Law
  • World Trademark Review Global Leaders, 2020

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  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Vice Chair of the Law Firm Committee; member of the Chairman’s Task Force on Law Firms of the Future; former member of the Pro Bono Committee
  • National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana Board of Directors; current Vice President

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University of Wisconsin Law School, JD, 2001
University of Wisconsin – Madison, BS, with honors, 1998


US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Jennifer M. Mikulina

Insights & Events / Media

Boston, MA / Speaking Engagements / May 18-22, 2019

Chicago, Illinois / Speaking Engagements / November 13, 2018

New Orleans, Louisiana / November 6-9, 2018

New Orleans, Louisiana / Speaking Engagements / November 6-9, 2018

Seattle, Washington / Speaking Engagements / May 19-23, 2018

New York, New York / Speaking Engagements / January 29 - February 2, 2018

Barcelona, Spain / Speaking Engagements / May 22, 2017

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / May 4, 2017

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / April 12, 2017

Chicago, Illinois / Speaking Engagements / March 10, 2017

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / January 31, 2017

International News / Spring 2016

Publications / December 2015

International News / Summer 2014

IP Update / May 2014