<< All Companies

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

About McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

At McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP ("MBHB"), we provide creative, pragmatic business solutions through a variety of intellectual property services, including litigation, prosecution, and general client counseling.

With offices in Illinois, California and North Carolina, MBHB provides comprehensive legal services to obtain and enforce our clients' intellectual property rights, from navigating patent office procedures to litigating complex infringement actions. We prosecute patent and trademark applications in both the U.S. and abroad, handle intellectual property litigation matters in trial and appellate courts across the country, and counsel clients nationwide and worldwide on the enforcement and defense of their intellectual property rights. We handle litigation matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and throughout the federal court system, including the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Courts and the International Trade Commission.

MBHB’s practice areas encompass all aspects of intellectual property law. We have practical experience in a myriad of technology areas. Our attorneys are experienced in the procurement, licensing, enforcement, and defense of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition actions in a number of technological disciplines and product categories including biotechnology, business methods, chemical, electrical, mechanical and materials, pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, software and telecommunications.

As we provide effective and service-oriented representation on a case-by-case basis, we undertake each challenge with a full understanding of our client's business plan and the ways in which our services help our clients reach their goals. Regardless of our role, we never lose sight of our clients' business objectives.

Our clients know they have trusted their legal issues and plans for the future with knowledgeable, principled professionals who have their best business interests in mind. Our client list includes Fortune 100 companies, mid-size companies, start-ups, and academic institutions.

Additional info
Year of establishment 1996 Number of Partners 58
Number of offices 2 Partner:associate ratio 4.10
Biggest office Chicago Percentage of women attorneys 17.10
Number of attorneys 74 Percentage of minority attorneys 5.40
Number of associates 14 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.00
Area of practice

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Copyright
  • Counseling
  • Litigation
  • Patent
  • Prosecution
  • Ptab Trials
  • Trademark Unfair Competition And Advertising Law
Awards and recognitions

MBHB is highly ranked in key intellectual property-related practice areas within the 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 editions of U.S.News-Best Lawyers


The Committee for Diversity and Inclusion at McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (

Summer associate program

Our high-tech, innovative clients offer unique opportunities to experience broad areas of intellectual property law. As a summer associate, you'll receive the opportunity to spend ten weeks learning about the practice of law

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP Reviews
Recommend to a friend
Approve of management

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP LOCATIONS


McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP Headquarters

300 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL

312-913-0001 phone
312-913-0002 fax
Chicago Salaries
Illinois Salaries


McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP Office

1136 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA

360-379-6514 phone
360-379-2434 fax


McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP Office

2530 Meridian Parkway ,
Suite 300
Durham, NC

919-694-4100 phone


McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP Office

800 West El Camino Real ,
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA

650-396-3300 phone
650-396-3301 fax

Your McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP Experience

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP


Do you currently work at McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP? Have you worked there in the past? Please rate your expierence and share your thoughts!

More Jobs at McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Job seekers also viewed