MERONI & MERONI, P.C.
** (AV PREEMINENT RATING 5.0 out of 5.0) **
Established in 1984
Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Licensing and Related Intellectual Property Law
CHARLES F. MERONI, SR. (1905-1986)
CHARLES F. MERONI, Jr. – Born Evanston, Illinois, admitted to bar, Illinois; Registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar, U.S. Court of Appeals. for the Seventh Circuit, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals For the Federal Circuit, Judicial Panel on Multi District Litigation. Education: Colorado College (A.B., 1952); The John Marshall Law School (J.D., 1960), Delta Theta Phi, Policy Partner: Hill, Sherman, Meroni, Gross & Simpson and Successor Firms, Chicago, Illinois, 1960-1984. Senior Partner; Vigil, Meroni & White, Barrington, Illinois, 1984-1986. Founder: Meroni & Meroni, P.C., Barrington Hills, Illinois, 1986 to present. Member: Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, American Bar Association. Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, International Patents, International Trademarks, Patent Licensing, Trademark Licensing. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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