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Philip A. Kunz

Philip A. Kunz is a USPTO registered patent attorney who concentrates his practice on patent portfolio management and counseling, opinion work, due diligence, enforcement, and domestic and international patent prosecution in the areas of mechanical, electrical, software, business method and electromechanical arts. He is also active in both defendant-side and plaintiff-side patent litigation counseling for disputes involving both US and European patents.

Before attending law school, Philip was a design engineer for a manufacturer of custom food mixing equipment, at which he created an implemented a product design automation program in a three-dimensional modeling program to streamline the design program.

During his law school studies, Philip worked as an in-house IP clerk at a Chicago-based international corporation. While working there, he helped to manage and develop utility and design patent prosecution strategies, filed and managed trademark applications and trademark clearance searches, and conducted research and analysis for digital rights management copyright issues.

  • Certified Legal Project Manager (LawVision)
  • IP Law Association of Chicago
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Public Board Member of the Illinois State Board of Professional Engineers
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