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Mircea A. Tipescu



Mircea provides strategic counsel to clients regarding all facets of patent protection and enforcement, including prosecution, portfolio management, licensing, due diligence, and opinion matters. An accomplished litigator, his experience includes patent litigation matters in federal court and before the International Trade Commission.

Mircea’s practice covers a diverse array of technologies, including mechanical and electro-mechanical devices, automotive systems, medical devices, clinical diagnostic equipment, power tools, commercial cooking equipment, computer software, telecommunications, and ecommerce.

Known for delivering creative, efficient solutions, Mircea seeks an in-depth appreciation of his clients’ industries and business goals. He works closely with inventors and engineers to gain a thorough understanding of the technologies being developed and protected.


Prior to attending law school, Mircea gained significant technical experience through his work as an applications engineer for a global semiconductor company and a control systems engineer for a manufacturer of solid dosage processing equipment and controls.

He served as an adjunct professor of patent law at The John Marshall Law School. During law school, Mircea served as an intern to the Honorable Randall R. Rader at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Leading Intellectual Property Lawyer, Leading Lawyers Network, 2012-2015 and 2019-present
  • Illinois Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008, 2009, 2014

Professional Activities

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







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