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Jacqueline Brousseau

Jacqueline Brousseau focuses her practice in a variety of areas in intellectual property law, including counseling, enforcement, and litigation of trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition. She has actively participated in all phases of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, settlement negotiations, and trial preparation, and has experience representing clients in a jury trial before the U.S. District Court and in several proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). She also has deep experience in pursuing anti-counterfeiting litigation, and has conducted counterfeiting seizures and investigations.

Jacqueline additionally has experience managing domestic and international trademark portfolios, including trademark clearance, procurement, prosecution, and enforcement. She represents and advises clients across a wide range of industries, including e-commerce, restaurant and hospitality, entertainment, retail, consumer products, travel and transportation, video games, software, and technology.


  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Trademarks portfolio and brand management
  • Copyright registration and protection strategy
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • Brand protection strategy



  • Represented furniture designer in copyright, trademark and design patent infringement litigation against distributor of infringing designs, resulting in a jury verdict.
  • Represented a safety certification company in a civil counterfeiting enforcement action against distributor of hoverboards, resulting in a summary judgment for willful trademark counterfeiting.
  • Represented travel and transportation company in inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
  • Resolved intellectual property disputes through settlement and co-existence.

Anerkennung durch den Markt

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Intellectual Property Law, 2021
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Law Firm of the Year" in Trademark Law, 2020
  • Member, International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC)
  • Member, Chicago Women in Intellectual Property (ChiWIP)


Akademische Ausbildung
  • J.D., Notre Dame Law School, 2016
    • Senior Editor, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy
    • Dean’s Award, Legal Writing and Research
  • B.A., magna cum laude, The Ohio State University, 2012
    • College Swimming Academic All American Honorable Mention
    • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
    • Olympic Trials Qualifier, Swimming
  • Illinois
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois