Angelo J. Bufalino has been practicing intellectual property law for over 39 years. He counsels clients in patent, trademark and copyright matters, including intellectual property litigation, transactional issues, licensing matters, and patent validity and infringement studies, and he has extensive, worldwide experience in prosecuting patents and trademarks. He has appeared in U.S. federal district and appellate court litigation relating to products in various industries and technologies, in inter partes proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He has been involved in approximately 30 patent, trademark and copyright trials. Mr. Bufalino serves a diverse range of clients with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical technology and consumer products.

Mr. Bufalino was selected for inclusion from 2005 to 2006 and from 2008 to 2018 in Illinois Super Lawyers. He was also selected by his peers from 2012 to 2019 for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Patent Law and Trademark Law. In addition, Mr. Bufalino has been selected by his peers from 2013 to 2019 as a Leading Lawyer in Intellectual Property.


Member, College of Engineering Advisory Council, University of Notre Dame

Member, American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association

Member, Intellectual Property Lawyers Association of Chicago

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association

Member, Chicago Bar Association

Client Services

Intellectual Property

Information Technology & Licensing

Intellectual Property Litigation


Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1979

University of Notre Dame, B.S.E.E., 1976

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1979

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1979

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1979

U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1980

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 1982

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