Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
an intellectual property litigator who represents individuals and corporations
across the country in complex technological matters. She helps clients protect, enforce, and defend
intellectual property rights, including patents, trade secrets, copyrights and
experienced trial lawyer, Olivia has litigated and tried significant cases
before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and other
federal courts around the country, and has also briefed and argued patent
appeals before the Federal Circuit.
practicing law, Olivia spent five years as a patent examiner for the U.S.
Patent and Trademark Office, gaining extensive experience regarding the use of
procedures available before the USPTO.
devotes a substantial amount of her time to pro bono service. In 2018, she won
the Excellence in Pro Bono Service award, presented by The United States
District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and The Chicago Chapter of
the Federal Bar Association. Her dedication began when she represented a
Chicago high school student charged with first-degree felony murder in People
v. Shannon, which received national attention after a videotape of the
incident went viral. Olivia remains dedicated to her pro bono clients and
continues to fight for their cause through petitions and appeals. She received
the Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service in 2011 for that