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  • Education
    • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Certificate in Intellectual Property Law
    • B.S., DePaul University
  • Court Admissions
    • Illinois Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

As an associate in the Trademark, Copyright & Branding practice, Monica Gutierrez advises clients on aspects of intellectual property law, including trademark and copyright prosecution, enforcement and portfolio management.  She is committed to understanding the industry in which the client operates and regularly advises clients on technology and IP licensing agreements. 

Monica has significant experience in:

  • Trademark and copyright prosecution, enforcement and portfolio management
  • Worldwide trademark clearance and risk assessment
  • Transactional licensing and acquisition agreements
  • Intellectual property litigation, including inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trail and Appeal Board (TTAB)
  • Domain name acquisition and ICANN disputes

Prior to joining Polsinelli, Monica was an Intellectual Property Extern for a boutique law firm and interned for the Super Law Office. Monica served as both an executive articles editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property and as treasurer of the Intellectual Property Law Society. Upon graduating law school, Monica received a certificate in intellectual property law and received a BAUM Fellow Award for her work in public interest law.