Erik M. Bokar

Erik M. Bokar


Erik M. Bokar focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, patent prosecution, and competitive intellectual property analysis. He has a strong mechanical and aerospace background, and represents clients in technological fields including software and computer systems, wireless communication networks, UAVs, food processing equipment, household appliances, consumer electronics, construction hardware and tools, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.


  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Patent prosecution
  • Trade secrets
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights



  • Undergraduate Research Associate, Aerospace Research Center, 2013-2014
  • Manufacturing Engineer Intern, Swagelok Company, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Intellectual Property Owners Association, Litigation Committee
  • Member, Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, Litigation: Amicus Briefs Committee
  • Member, Indiana University Maurer School of Law Alumni Association
  • Mentor, Legal Prep Charter Academy, 2017-2019
  • Volunteer Coach, Oz Park Baseball Association, 2018-2019


  • J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2017
    • Executive Outreach Editor, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies
  • B.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, summa cum laude, The Ohio State University, 2014
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois