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  • Education
    • J.D., The John Marshall Law School, 2012, Dean's List; International Law Society; Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity; Intellectual Property Law Certificate
    • B.S., Miami University-Oxford, Farmer School of Business, 2008, Interdisciplinary Business Management, Emphasis in International Business
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2013
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Nicole Poulos is a technology attorney with particular experience in cloud computing, data center and infrastructure, and privacy and data security matters. Nicole began her career as a litigator, helping clients navigate complex business disputes. She now leverages the business insights she gained to provide clients with strategic, practical, and actionable advice on a variety of technology matters. 

Nicole serves clients in industries ranging from telecommunications and technology to healthcare, financial services, retail, and manufacturing. Nicole’s experience is not limited to technology, however. She also provides vital counsel to clients focused on protecting and defending their intellectual property rights, and enjoys working with entrepreneurs and small/growth companies.

Nicole has experience in the following areas: 
  • Counseling clients on cloud service agreements, data center and infrastructure projects, and software licenses
  • Advising clients on privacy issues and drafting privacy policies and terms of use
  • Drafting and negotiating product development agreements, including design, joint development, licensing, royalty, testing and evaluation, collaboration, master service, and supply agreements
  • Conducting trademark clearance, registration and maintenance activities
  • Drafting and negotiating various forms of intellectual property and technology licenses
  • Advising clients on commercial transactions, general contracting, and contract compliance
  • Preparing, analyzing, and enforcing confidentiality, non-compete, and restrictive covenant language for key employees, contractors, and vendors
Publications & Presentations
Polsinelli White Paper
January 2017
eAlerts Alerts
April 1, 2016
eAlerts Alerts
Whether it is a tweet by a disgruntled employee, a damaging review by a competitor, or a disparaging Facebook status by a former employee, business should be prepared to confront negative exposure in social media.
July 11, 2013
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