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Wesley O. Mueller

Wesley O. Mueller

Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.

Chicago, IL, USA

Wesley Mueller is involved in all aspects of intellectual property law, primarily patent litigation and counseling. He has represented clients as first and second chair trial counsel in matters involving such diverse technologies as image compression, machine vision, operating systems, PACS, semiconductors, smart card, and video games. He also counsels international companies with large intellectual property portfolios with respect to licensing and related issues.

Practice Areas

  • Patents
  • Litigation
  • Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
  • Electrical, Computer and Software Technologies
  • Mechanical Technologies
  • Business Methods
  • Intellectual Property Transactions


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated (Highest Rating) - Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named in the Illinois Super Lawyers list, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2011-2012
  • Selected by peers as a Leading Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law - Leading Lawyers Network
  • Listed among the Top Lawyers in Illinois in Intellectual Property Law - Chicago Lawyer

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC)
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

Bar Admissions and Registrations

  • Illinois, 1988
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal District
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Ohio State University, J.D., 1988
  • University of Cincinnati, B.S.E.E., 1985

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