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Katie Cronin works with clients on intellectual property matters, focusing primarily on trademark and copyright matters. She has actively participated in multiple phases of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, and settlement negotiations before U.S. District Courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). She also 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, consumer products, video games, software, and technology. 


  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Trademarks portfolio and brand management
  • Enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • Brand protection strategy



  • Legal Extern, Hon. Lisa Margaret Smith, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2018

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Illinois Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2023-2024
  • Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition National First Place Team Member and Dolores K. Hanna Award for Best Brief Recipient
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Richard Linn Inn of Court


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Notre Dame Law School, 2020
    • Executive Editor, Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy
    • Executive Supervising Editor and Founding Board Member, Journal on Emerging Technologies
  • B.A., with honors, University of Chicago, 2014
  • Illinois