As head of the Firm’s global Trademark Prosecution Practice, 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.”

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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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  • The Best Lawyers in America 2016 to 2019, Trademark Law
  • The Legal 500 US 2016 to 2018
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, 2014 Top Women Lawyers in Leadership (one of six attorneys to receive this honor)

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  • International Trademark Association (INTA), member of the Law Firm Committee; 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 2nd Vice President and; former co-chair of the Membership/Programming Committee

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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

International News: Focus on Real Estate - Spring 2016

McDermott International Legal Highlights - December 2015

August 13, 2014

4 Best Practices for Protecting Trademarks when Entering the Chinese Market

International News: Focus on Mining and Metals - Summer 2014

June 4, 2014

Google Prevails in Battle of the ANDROIDS

IP Update, Vol. 17, No. 5 - May 2014