R. Mark Halligan

E: rmark.halligan@fisherbroyles.com

T: (312) 607-0102

M: (630) 200-0701

Chicago Office

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R. Mark Halligan

@RMarkHalligan

Practice Areas:

  • Antitrust Counseling
  • Cyber-Risk, Privacy & Data Security
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Internet E-Commerce
  • Litigation – Appellate
  • Litigation – Civil Pretrial and Trial Services
  • Litigation & Risk Management

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois
  • Ohio
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fed. Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, E.D.Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. California

Education:

  • Northwestern University School of Law J.D., 1978, Article Editor, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology
  • University of Cincinnati, B.A. Political Science, 1975, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Large Law Firm Experience

  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Lovells LLP
  • Squire Sanders & Dempsey

Mark Halligan has been selected by Corporate LiveWire as the 2018 Innovator of the Year for his co-invention of the new Trade Secret Examiner© software platform for trade secret asset management. Legal 500 ranks Mr. Halligan as a leading lawyer in trade secrets litigation in the United States and Mr. Halligan has been inducted into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame. Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranks Mr. Halligan for his exceptional standing in intellectual property law. Managing Intellectual Property recognizes Mr. Halligan as an “IP Star.” Mr. Halligan is a partner at FisherBroyles, LLP. He is an accomplished trial lawyer who focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and complex commercial litigation, including antitrust and licensing issues. He is a Past President of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC); the General Editor of the Intellectual Property Law Handbook (2017) published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE); and an Adjunct Professor in the L.L.M. Program at John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

Presentations & Teaching Experience

Amicus Briefs

  • Counsel of Record for Amici Curiae Association Internationale pour la Protection De La Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI) and International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI-US), Alice Corporation Pty., Ltd. v. CLS Bank International and CLS Services Ltd., Supreme Court of the United States, Case No. 13-298 (2014).
  • Counsel of Record for Amici Curiae Association Internationale pour la Protection De La Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI) and International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI-US), Bilski v. Doll, Supreme Court of the United States, Case No. 08-964 (2009-2010).

Selected Appointments and Publications