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Randy Micheletti

Intellectual Property for Startups and Growing Companies
  • Intellectual Property
  • Illinois, United States Patent & Trademark Office
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Randy has represented technology clients large and small for nearly a decade, and has been licensed to practice before the US Patent & Trademark Office since 2003. He is passionate about startups, and works tirelessly to build IP portfolios that form core assets for young and growing companies.

An avid trumpet player, Randy regularly performs with various musical groups around the Chicago area in his spare time.

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (2009) | Law with Intellectual Property Certifcate
Honors: Order of the Coif CALI Award for Excellence: Legal Research & Writing II CALI Award for Excellence: Advanced Topics in Patent Law—Patent Reform CALI Award for Excellence: Negotiations Best in Class Award: Strategies in Intellectual Property
Activities: Chicago-Kent Law Review
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University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh
M.S. (2001) | Organic Chemistry
Honors: Chair’s Scholar Award Bayer Graduate Student Fellowship
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Augustana College
B.A. (1998) | Chemistry, Biochemistry
Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa Mortar Board Society Sigma Xi Research Society (student member)
Activities: Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity
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Professional Experience
Perkins Coie LLP
Associate, Summer Associate, Law Clerk
K&L Gates LLP
Was called "Bell Boyd & Lloyd" prior to 2009
Articles & Publications
Quoted in "How Packaging Leaves Its Mark"
Packaging World
Willful Patent Infringement After In re Seagate: Just What is “Objectively Reckless” Infringement?
Chicago-Kent Law Review
Trifluoromethyl- and Methyl-Substituted (E)-Olefins Within Alanyl-Alanine Dipeptides: Peptide Bond Isosteres
University of Pittsburgh
Speaking Engagements
From the Lab to the Patent Office to the Marketplace: The Ownership and Commercialization of Chemical Inventions, 2011 National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim
American Chemical Society
Intellectual Property Issues (and Solutions) for Cannabis Companies, 2017 National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco
American Chemical Society
American Horror Story, Small Business Edition: A Company Possessed by High Legal Fee Demons, 2017 Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting, Pennsylvania
American Chemical Society
Empowering Innovation: Intellectual Property Basics, ConVerge StartUP Business Booster Series, North Central College, Naperville Illinois
ConVerge business accelerator
Distinguished Service Award - Minor Guardianship ad Litem
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6299511
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Chicago Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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United States Patent & Trademark Office
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Practice Area
Intellectual Property
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Contact & Map
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