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Louise Arnott



Louise focuses her practice on trademark law. She handles all aspects of selection and protection, including domestic and international clearance, prosecution, maintenance, licensing, due diligence, policing, litigation, and enforcement, including opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Louise also works in the area of copyright law and is experienced with internet issues, including domain-name disputes and arbitration proceedings under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).

Louise has experience in the healthcare and research field, having worked in the Intellectual Property Department at Abbott, a global healthcare and research company, before entering law school.


Louise serves on The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and regularly volunteers at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Lurie Cancer Center.

Prior to joining Michael Best, she worked at a Chicago firm specializing in intellectual property, marketing, and information technology.

Honors & Recognitions

During law school, Louise received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in E-Commerce.

Professional Activities

  • Board Member, The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2015-Present
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
    • Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Committee, 2014-Present
    • Legislative Liaison, 2013-2014
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, International Trademark Association, 2014-Present



Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Volunteer, Simply From The Heart
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