John R. Crossan provides each client the highest level of specialty legal services, cost-effectively tailored to their business needs and objectives. He draws on his extensive experience to offer creative, knowledgeable skills for understanding and resolving business and competitive problems and for taking advantage of business and competitive opportunities. Each client's IP needs and objectives are foremost in each instance, and he will recognize or formulate those by working with each client.
For over 35 years now John R. Crossan has helped businesses, institutions, and individuals thrive and compete successfully with services provided by his specialized practice of Intellectual Property Law. John R. Crossan has, with his clients, obtained and enforced or protected against patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, and John R. Crossan has helped clients understand and use employment covenants and IP-related antitrust law. He has done this through litigation in Federal and state courts and other dispute resolution forums, here and abroad, through preparing and prosecuting applications, by negotiations and licensing, and through counseling of clients of all sizes.
John R. Crossan's career has progressed through practices in specialty boutique Chicago IP law firms from 1973 to 1998, and then in the IP section of a national financial services law firm in Chicago from 1998 to 2009. John R. Crossan is pleased now to offer current, returning, and new clients to personalized, valuable, cost-efficient IP Law services on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, at 444 North Michigan Avenue. Please call or write to discuss how we may best work together to benefit your business by securing, promoting, or defending your IP interests.
- University of Chicago Law School, J.D. 3/1974
- University of Virginia, B.S. with Honors, Engineering Science 1969