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

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

Mr. Halligan is an accomplished trial lawyer who focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and complex commercial litigation, including antitrust and licensing issues.

Mr. Halligan has successfully represented both individuals and corporations as plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts throughout the United States and Mr. Halligan is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in trade secrets litigation in the United States by Legal 500 and he is recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for his exceptional standing in intellectual property law.

In recent years, Mr. Halligan has been at the forefront of international developments in intellectual property law and he is a recognized thought leader in the ever-growing area of trade secrets law having spoken worldwide to numerous organizations and corporations on the topic.

Managing Intellectual Property has recognized Mr. Halligan as an “IP Star.”

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