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Barry W. Sufrin

Of Counsel


Barry has built a substantial practice focusing on patent prosecution and counseling, litigation, and licensing, as well as trademark, trade secret, and copyright matters. 

Barry advises U.S.-based and international clients in a diverse range of technologies, including water treatment, oil refining, food science, paper and packaging products and processes, manufacturing equipment and processes, fiber optics, coatings and polymers, nanomaterials, medical and dental devices, compositions and methods, business methods, clothing, games and toys, timepieces, thermometers and weather stations, metalworking equipment and processes, heavy machinery, x-ray equipment, and prosthetics.

Known for his extensive experience in IP protection and management, Barry has successfully prepared and prosecuted numerous patent and trademark applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in patent and trademark offices across the globe. He has also litigated patent, copyright, and trade secret infringement actions in federal trial and appellate courts. 

Honors & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Patent Law, 2016-present

Professional Activities

  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association




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