Martin Lefevour Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Martin Lefevour

Martin Lefevour

Attorney at Law

Willowbrook
Illinois
Licensed in
IL, Patent Bar
Northwestern University School of Law
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About
Marty has been practicing IP law for over 23 years, representing clients that range from individual inventors and small companies to large corporations in patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, and unfair competition matters. His experience is wide-ranging - representing clients in software and internet-based technologies, financial exchange trading technologies, banking transaction technologies, medical devices, gasoline pumping technologies, cell phone communications, and broadcast technologies.

Prior to being admitted to the bar, Marty was a Captain in the U.S. Army and a 1988 graduate of West Point. He lives outside of Chicago but
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23
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"We were extremely happy with our experience with LeFevour Law. Marty gave us terrific advice that provided the most comprehensive intellectual property protection at a cost-effective price. We intend to use LeFevour Law for all of our intellectual property, trademarking, and branding protections."

Trademark Strategy and Filing
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"As a founder of a start-up software company, finding a law firm that knows what they are doing at a reasonable price is very important to us. LeFevour Law fit that bill. They assisted us with trademark filings and have given us sound advice on other intellectual property issues including sorting through the technical, legal and business issues with regards to patents. We definitely plan on continuing to use them in the future."

Trademark Strategy and Filing
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

LeFevour Law, LLC

Founder, Intellectual Property Attorney

Jul 2014 - Present

Mr. LeFevour provides a full scope of intellectual property services including: Trademark Clearance Searches • Trademark Filings • Office Action Responses • Trademark Monitoring • Trademark Portfolio Management • Trademark Opposition Proceedings • Patent Opinions • Patent Litigation • Patent Portfolio Management • Patent Licensing

Jul 2014 - Present

Valorem Law Group, LLC

Partner; Intellectual Property/Patent Attorney

Jan 2012 - Jun 2014

Litigated patent and other intellectual property matters, including complex multi-party, multi-jurisdictional matters. Assisted clients with intellectual property transactional and licensing matters, including assisting a client license its industry-changing printing technology for sports performance fabrics

Jan 2012 - Jun 2014

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Partner Intellectual Property/Patent Attorney

Jan 2008 - Dec 2011

Assisted several companies develop and execute their patent portfolio monetization/licensing programs; litigated numerous complex patent matters across a broad range of industries; assisted clients develop their US and international patent portfolios and strategy; prepared and negotiated various intellectual property and commercial agreements; involved in client transactional matters

Jan 2008 - Dec 2011

ev3, Inc.

Chief Patent Counsel

Aug 2007 - Nov 2008

As Chief Patent Counsel for a worldwide endovascular product company, advised company’s executives and senior level management on intellectual property and patent matters .

Aug 2007 - Nov 2008

LeFevour Legal Group, LLC

Intellectual Property/Patent Attorney

Aug 2004 - Jul 2007

Assisted companies implement strategic patent practices, including assisting in building and maintaining worldwide patent portfolios and assisting with worldwide litigation and monitoring and assessing competitors and competitive threats.

Aug 2004 - Jul 2007

Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP

Intellectual Property/Patent Attorney

Aug 2000 - Jul 2004

Assisted numerous companies develop their US and international patent portfolios and portfolio strategy; prosecuted the patent applications for these companies through the US and foreign patent offices; litigated numerous other types of intellectual property matters, including trademark, copyright, false advertising, trade secret and computer fraud lawsuits; provided counseling in this regard

Aug 2000 - Jul 2004

Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP

Associate Intellectual Property/Patent Attorney

May 1999 - Jul 2000

Litigated patent lawsuits; prepared and negotiated various agreements; prepared and prosecuted numerous patent applications

May 1999 - Jul 2000

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

Associate Intellectual Property/Patent Attorney

Jun 1996 - Jul 1999

Litigated patent, trade secret and employee theft lawsuits; prepared and prosecuted numerous patent applications; prepared and negotiated various agreements

Jun 1996 - Jul 1999

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