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Kenneth R. Adamo

Kenneth R. Adamo

Kirland & Ellis LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Ken Adamo is a partner in the Intellectual Property group in Kirkland's Chicago and New York offices. His practice focuses on all areas of intellectual property law, particularly including patent, copyright, unfair competition, trade secrets, and related antitrust matters. Ken has extensive trial experience as lead counsel in jury and nonjury cases before state and federal courts and before the United States International Trade Commission, as well as ex parte and inter partes experience in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has had substantial experience as lead counsel in arbitrations and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He also actively practices before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, having appeared in 35 appeals to date.


The John Marshall Law School, LL.M., 1989
Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 1975
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S.Ch.E., 1972


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