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Irwin IP is pleased to announce that five of our attorneys have been named as 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters. This prestigious recognition highlights their dedication to excellence and their significant contributions to the field of intellectual property law. Among those recognized as Super Lawyers are Robyn…
Today marks a significant milestone for Irwin IP as we proudly celebrate our 10th anniversary!  Founded by Barry Irwin in 2014, Irwin IP has been litigating mission-critical, high-profile intellectual property and technology matters in federal courts across the country. Over the past decade, our journey has been defined by…
We are through the first month of 2024, and if you are anything like us, you are already questioning the overly ambitious nature of your personal New Year’s resolutions.  What seemed doable in the wee hours of December 31st – Eat 60 grams of lean protein a day!  Stop…
Irwin IP extends a heartfelt welcome to our newest senior attorney, Joseph Marinelli. Joseph Marinelli has over 24 years of experience litigating complex patent, trade secret, trademark, and false advertising cases in a variety of industries including cellular communications protocols and standards, computer memory, datacenter cooling technologies, financial products…
Irwin IP is pleased to welcome Mindy Marshall to the firm. Mindy joins us as a Senior Paralegal, where she will work collaboratively with the paralegal team. With an impressive background in intellectual property litigation, Mindy brings extensive experience, having served at prominent Chicago AmLaw 100 firms. Her role…
Last year, Irwin IP underwent a transformative shift into a partnership, with Lisa Holubar, Mike Bregenzer, and Jason Keener joining Irwin IP’s founder Barry Irwin as partners.  Since then, the firm has experienced sustained growth and remarkable success, solidifying its position as a leader in intellectual property litigation.  We…
Irwin IP’s pro bono representations have been an integral part of the Firm’s mission since our inception.  In 2021, as part of the Firm’s commitment to ensure all our attorneys are actively involved in giving back to our Chicago community, we hired a dedicated Special Counsel for Entertainment Law and…
Irwin IP is pleased to welcome Alyssa Allegretti to the team. Alyssa joins us as a Project Assistant, where she will work collaboratively with the paralegal team. We look forward to seeing the positive impact Alyssa will have both on our projects and our clients’ success….
For the fourth consecutive year, Irwin IP is proud to share that the firm has once again been recognized as a “Best Law Firm of the Year” by Best Lawyers. Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” compilation undergo a thorough evaluation process and are acknowledged for their professional…
Irwin IP extends a heartfelt welcome to our newest senior attorney, Michael Carwin. Michael Carwin is a persuasive advocate in high-stakes intellectual property litigation, with a focus on complex patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets cases across various industries such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, transportation, logistics, and battery technology….
Irwin IP is thrilled to announce a significant milestone in Barry Irwin’s legal career – 20 incredible years with Super Lawyers®.  Barry Irwin joins a distinguished group of attorneys who have been consistently recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers since the very beginning. This journey has been filled with the…
Irwin IP is thrilled to announce the return of Katie Schelli, one of our 2021 summer associates. Katie has since graduated from Vanderbilt Law School and gained valuable experience clerking in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada for the Honorable Judge James C. Mahan. We…
Irwin IP is pleased to welcome Emad Mahou and Suet Lee to our team. Both Emad and Suet worked as Summer Associates in 2022. This Spring, Emad graduated from DePaul University College of Law and Suet graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. We look forward to witnessing…
Irwin IP is pleased to announce that Barry F. Irwin has been recognized as an IP Star for Illinois in the 2023 edition of IP STARS. Since 1990, IP STARS has been a leading specialist guide for companies and individuals looking for experienced legal practitioners to handle their intellectual…
Irwin IP LLP is pleased to announce that four Associates have earned recognition in the 2024 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the…
Irwin IP LLP is pleased to announce that three Attorneys have earned recognition in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. “Best Lawyers was founded in 1981…
Irwin IP is delighted to announce and extend a warm welcome to Jennifer Stumme, the newest Senior Attorney Administrative Assistant. With her past experience, Jennifer is well-equipped to support Senior Attorneys and ensure seamless operations. We are thrilled to have Jennifer join the team!…
Irwin IP is pleased to announce that the Federal Circuit has agreed to rehear its appeal of a Patent Office decision confirming the validity of a GM design patent.  The Federal Circuit rarely agrees to hear appeals en banc.  In granting our request to hear this appeal en banc,…
Irwin IP is incredibly proud to celebrate Emad’s remarkable journey from being a Syrian refugee to graduating from DePaul University. Emad’s story is one of resilience, determination, and triumph over adversity. As Emad joins our team, we eagerly anticipate the positive impact he will bring with his unique perspective,…
Irwin IP is thrilled to announce and extend a heartfelt welcome to the 2023 summer associates. It’s an exciting time as they join us with impressive credentials and a passion for intellectual property law. Throughout the summer, our associates will collaborate with experienced attorneys, engage in real-world projects, and…