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Charles C. Kinne is a trial lawyer for intellectual property litigation. He was admitted to practice in Illinois and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 1984, and practices before numerous federal courts. Charlie has served as lead counsel in more than 100 intellectual property matters, as well as worked in patent prosecution, opinion work and general client counseling. He is also certified as a mediator and he has served as an arbitrator under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association. Charlie has been accorded Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating (AV). Charlie can be reached at or by telephone at (630) 904-0940.


Linda L. Kinne is the firm's Administrator. She began her career in intellectual property more than forty years ago. Linda serves the firm as a litigation paralegal, she oversees U.S. and foreign patent and trademark prosecution and she oversees communication with the firm's foreign associates. Linda can be reached by telephone at (630) 904-0940.


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