Tiffiany Cunningham is an intellectual property partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Ms. Cunningham focuses her practice primarily on patent and trade secret litigation cases. Her cases have covered such diverse technologies as fuel injectors, engines, financial trading models, wireless email, vehicle telematics, wheel motors, biotechnology, dental curing lights, dental composites, and dental impression materials. Ms. Cunningham's experience includes representing Fortune 500 companies, small companies, and individuals. She serves as trial and appellate counsel in courts across the country.
Prior to joining Kirkland, Ms. Cunningham clerked for the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She graduated from Harvard Law School where she served as a member of the Board of Student Advisers. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she graduated as a member of both the Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi honor societies.
Harvard Law School (J.D., 2001), Board of Student Advisers
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (S.B., Chemical Engineering, Minor in French, 1998)
Clerk & Government Experience
Law Clerk to the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2001-2002
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Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office