Gerald T. Shekleton: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Gerald T. Shekleton

Of Counsel
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone312.526.1511

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Practice Areas

  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks & Copyrights
  • Intellectual Property Counseling
  • Life Sciences
  • Patents
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 312.526.1511
Fax: 312.655.1501
http://www.huschblackwell.com/gerald-shekleton/
 
University Xavier University, B.S., Chemistry, 1969
 
Law SchoolCleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, J.D., 1973
 
Admitted1973, Ohio; 1975, Illinois; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1974
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association

•American Chemical Society

•Chicago Bar Association

•Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago

•International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

 
Biography

A former patent attorney for American food conglomerate Quaker Oats, Jerry is a member of Husch Blackwell's Food & Agribusiness team and works with a number of food companies. His practice concentrates on patents, trademarks and copyright matters. He also regularly counsels clients on intellectual property litigation matters and has worked on investigations before the International Trade Commission (ITC). Within the food industry, Jerry's specific experience includes:

•Patenting human foods, pet foods and food packaging.

Trademark filing for various food and food-related products.

Jerry has particular knowledge and experience in several areas: organic and inorganic chemistry, particularly catalytic systems and semiconductors, food chemistry and a wide variety of other technologies in the mechanical and chemical arts. His practice is also international in scope, with substantial experience in Europe, Asia and Australia, in addition to North America.

Awards and Recognitions

Illinois Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property, 2006, 2008

•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

 
ISLN903792118
 


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Office Information

Gerald T. Shekleton

120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2200
ChicagoIL 60606-3912




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