Alice Kelly, Shyla Jones Join Ice Miller’s  Intellectual Property Group, Chicago Alice Kelly, Shyla Jones Join Ice Miller’s  Intellectual Property Group, Chicago

Alice Kelly, Shyla Jones Join Ice Miller’s Intellectual Property Group, Chicago

Ice Miller LLP is pleased to welcome Alice Kelly, of counsel, and Shyla Jones, associate, to the Firm’s Intellectual Property Group. They are located in the Firm’s Chicago office.
 
“Alice and Shyla demonstrate excellence in thorough and assertive trademark protection,” said Steve Humke, chief managing partner of Ice Miller. “Their skills and abilities are another advantage Ice Miller offers its clients in keeping their assets ahead of a changing world.”
 
Alice Kelly is a seasoned litigator in Ice Miller's Intellectual Property Group. Based in Chicago, Alice handles all aspects of trademark law, from global clearance and registration to enforcement of those rights through litigation in United States federal courts. She has tried cases in federal, state and arbitral forums and routinely handles matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Alice's practice includes trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, franchise enforcement and licensing.
 
Shyla counsels clients on all aspects of intellectual property law and is a licensed patent attorney. Shyla’s practice focuses on global brand protection and enforcement with an emphasis on trademark, trade dress and design patent issues across a range of industries, including travel, entertainment, fashion, software and technology, hospitality, food and beverage and beauty and wellness.

“Alice and I worked together for many years at our former firm, and I know her to be an excellent lawyer with tremendous legal skills,” said John Burke, a managing partner and the office managing partner of Ice Miller’s Chicago office. “Alice and Shyla are a great addition to our Chicago office and their energy is infectious.”
 
Alice and Shyla complement the arrival of Fred Tecce, Aaron Ettelman and Bryon Wasserman, who recently joined the Firm’s IP Group through the opening of a Philadelphia office in May.
 
Ice Miller offers a range of IP legal services, including preparation, filing and prosecution of patent, trademark and copyright applications in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in foreign countries. Attorneys at the Firm prepare and negotiate licenses and other contracts for protection of IP assets here and abroad and litigate patent, trademark, copyright, antitrust, trade secret, right of publicity and unfair competition issues in state and federal courts of the United States.
 
The Firm assists its IP clients with their computer-related technology assets, including software, domain names and website content. Attorneys also draft, negotiate, enforce and defend license, distribution, employment and asset transfer agreements specific to these rights as well as the overall rights of companies and individuals.
 
Ice Miller’s IP Practice includes registered patent attorneys with decades of experience in assisting clients with their IP needs and issues on a cost-effective basis. When necessary, the Firm represents IP clients’ rights at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Within the IP Practice, attorneys have industry experience and advanced degrees in technology and business.
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About Ice Miller LLP
Ice Miller LLP is a full service law firm dedicated to helping our clients stay ahead of a changing world. With over 340 legal professionals in eight offices, we advise clients on all aspects of complex business issues across more than 20 practice areas. Our clients include emerging growth companies, FORTUNE 500 corporations, municipal entities and nonprofits. Learn more about Ice Miller and our client commitments.
 
This press release is intended for general information purposes only and does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice.
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