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George Wheeler

George Wheeler

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Chicago, IL, USA


George Wheeler has counseled corporate clients for more than 25 years in a wide variety of patent matters, securing hundreds of patents in such industries as chemical, mechanical and medical technologies. His specialty is patent analysis, both for patentees and for opponents of patents, and prosecution and strategic development of high-value patent portfolios. His work also includes over 25 post-grant patent review proceedings in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

George’s other professional accomplishments include: election as Secretary of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) (2003-2006); election as a member of the Board of Managers of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) (2006-2008); serving as Chair (2001-2003) and Vice Chair (1999-2001) of the Chemical Practice Committee of the AIPLA; serving as Chair (2012-2014) and Vice Chair of the U.S. Patents Committee of the IPLAC; public speaking to the AIPLA and local patent law committees and associations; teaching younger attorneys and agents how to prepare and prosecute patent applications and pass the Patent Office Examination; editing and presenting periodic summaries of all United States court decisions involving chemical, biotechnological, and medical technologies for the Chemical Practice Committee of the AIPLA.

George Wheeler is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Chemical and Pharmaceutical Claim Drafting 2017 (PowerPoint slides) - Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Thursday, September 14, 2017
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Claim Drafting 2017 - Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing, Thursday, September 14, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2018: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, Tuesday, May 08, 2018, Chicago, IL
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