Kevin W. Guynn

Kevin W. Guynn
Direct: 312.987.2917
Office: Chicago

Licensing, Tech Transfer & IP Agreements
Trade Secrets


B.S., Interdisciplinary Engineering
Purdue University

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Law Review


  • Worldwide patent and trademark prosecution
  • Patent appeals
  • Patent re-examinations, reissues and interferences
  • Trademark appeals, oppositions and interferences
  • Opinions of patent infringement, validity and enforceability
  • Trademark counseling and defense
  • Trade Secret counseling and defense
  • Trade Dress counseling, enforcement and defense
  • Patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, unfair competition and contract litigation in Federal Courts
  • Alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration
  • Licensing
  • Selected as a 2004 Leading Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law

Bar Memberships

  • U. S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of the State of Illinois
  • Trial Bar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and other District Courts
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Seventh Circuit, Eleventh Circuit

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Law Association
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago

Example Technical Fields

  • Air Conditioners
  • Aircraft and components
  • Automotive Oil Filters
  • Bagel Formers
  • Bolt Heaters
  • Cement Manufacturing Kilns
  • Chemical Dosing Equipment
  • Concrete Forms
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Door Closers
  • Dough Rounders
  • Electrical Distributors
  • Fasteners
  • Glass Melting Furnaces
  • Induction Heaters
  • Internet based business methods and software
  • Kitchen and Laundry Appliances
  • Material Crushing Equipment
  • Measuring Tools
  • Micro Particle Identification Tags
  • Panic Exit Devices
  • Pizza and Tortilla presses
  • Preforms for Plastic Molded Items
  • Pumps
  • Shotgun Accessories
  • Valves
  • Wheelbarrows