Wendi E. Sloane
practice on intellectual property law and complex commercial litigation.
As the chair of the Firm's Intellectual Property Group, Wendi
has extensive experience in all areas of non-utility patent intellectual property.
skill and experience as a trial attorney with her
knowledge of copyright, trademark, design patent and trade secret law to service the firm's diverse clientele.
actively assists clients in identifying, protecting, valuing, and preserving their intellectual property assets in the United States and internationally.
handles the intellectual property aspects of corporate transactions.
has litigated a wide variety of intellectual property cases across the country, including trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, unfair competition, counterfeiting, domain name issues, false advertising, right of publicity, and copyright infringement.
has also handled a number of opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
has also litigated a variety of business-related commercial disputes.
is well-versed in alternative dispute resolution, both as a litigant handling mediations and arbitrations, and as a mediator herself.
is a frequent speaker at a variety of IP industry seminars and meetings.
In 2009, Wendi
was honored as a Corporate Woman of Achievement by the National Association of Women Business
Owners (NAWBO Chicago Chapter) for her
contributions to advancing the success of women in the field of law.
Named to International Trademark Association's
Trademark Mediators Network