Excellence. Integrity. Success.

Ted Mahan


Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2020

University of Notre Dame, B.S. Civil Eng., 1997

Memberships & Affiliations

Pupil, The Richard Linn American Inn of Court

Member, Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Ted Mahan is an associate at Irwin IP. Ted’s practice focuses primarily on patent and trademark litigation, including post-grant proceedings before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board. 


While attending law school, Ted worked at an intellectual property boutique in Chicago, supporting online trademark enforcement and patent prosecution in technical fields including electric clippers, mobile device application software and packaging equipment. Ted represented clients as a clinician in Loyola’s Community Law Center, focusing on issues faced by military veterans.

As a student, Ted served as a senior editor of the Loyola Law Journal and as president of the school’s intellectual property law society. Ted also supported legal scholarship as a research assistant to the program director.

Before pursuing his legal education, Ted served in the U.S. Air Force at the space vehicle research laboratory in Albuquerque.  Ted additionally led the mobile device certification team at the nation’s fourth largest wireless carrier.