Firm Profile

Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

Headquarters

10 South Wacker Drive, Suite 3000
Chicago, IL 60606-7407
United States
(312) 463.5000

Firm Details

Banner & Witcoff is dedicated to excellence in the specialized practice of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, computer, franchise and unfair competition law. The firm actively engages in the procurement, enforcement and litigation of intellectual property rights throughout the world, including all federal and state agencies, and the distribution of such rights through licensing and franchising. The firm has more than 100 attorneys and agents in its Chicago, Washington, Boston and Portland offices.

The client base of the firm is broad, in terms of number of clients, client size, geographical distribution of clients and technologies represented. Our attorneys help clients solve complex legal problems whose technical subject matter ranges from automotive manufacturing to lasers, from custom catalysts for petrochemical processes to genetically engineered pharmaceuticals, and from consumer electronics to computer control of medical devices. The firm applies a pragmatic, business-like approach to each client’s intellectual property matters in an effort to obtain results consistent with each client’s business objectives.

The firm has successfully represented clients in numerous landmark cases, including several renowned intellectual property decisions in the U.S. Supreme Court. The firm has also conducted litigation and patent office proceedings in every significant industrial country.

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Awards

  • Banner & Witcoff is recommended for patent prosecution in the United States in the 2016 edition of Legal 500.
  • Banner & Witcoff is recognized in the 2016 IAM Patent 1000 for patent prosecution in Illinois and Washington, D.C.
  • Banner & Witcoff is recognized in Vault's Top 150 Under 150 in 2017. Banner & Witcoff is also recognized in Vault's list of Best Intellectual Property Boutique Law Firms in 2017.
  • Banner & Witcoff is ranked as a top trademark firm in the 2017 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000.
  • The 2016 edition of Chambers and Partners recognized Banner & Witcoff for patent prosecution in Washington, D.C., and intellectual property law in Illinois.
  • Banner & Witcoff is recommended and ranked as one of the world's leading patent and trademark firms by Managing Intellectual Property in 2016.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law

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Office Locations

United States

United States

District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

1100 Thirteenth Street, NW, Suite 1200

Washington, DC 20005-4051

United States

(202) 824.3000

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Illinois

Illinois

Chicago, IL

10 South Wacker Drive, Suite 3000

Chicago, IL 60606-7407

United States

(312) 463.5000

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Boston, MA

28 State Street, Suite 1800

Boston, MA 02109-1705

United States

(617) 720.9600

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Oregon

Oregon

Portland, OR

One World Trade Center

121 Southwest Salmon Street, 11th Floor

Portland, OR 97204

United States

(503) 425.6800

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