Elizabeth R. Kendall is an attorney in the firm's Intellectual Property Group. Her goal always is to help clients optimize intellectual property protection to best fit their business needs, and her practice focuses on patent law, including prosecuting both design and utility patents as well as performing state-of-the-art, patentability, infringement, and validity analyses.
Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth worked at Kohler Co., supporting the business in patent-related matters in engine, generator, and plumbing technologies. While attending law school, she was a graduate assistant to Prof. Irene Calboli, writing and editing extensively in the field of international trademark law. Elizabeth’s technical background is eclectic and draws from her undergraduate studies in nuclear fusion and radiation effects on materials, as well as from her prior work as a graphic designer and as a lab technician, building parts for the Large Hadron Collider at CERN Laboratory.
Education and Honors
- Marquette University Law School (J.D., 2015)
- Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review (Editorial Staff, 2013; Lead Articles Editor, 2014)
- Intellectual Property Law Society (Member)
- Pro Bono Society (Member)
- 2014 Wisconsin State Bar Intellectual Property Writing Competition (First Place, The Vague Agreement? The Promising Future of Design Patents Due to the U.S. Accession to the Geneva Act Revision of the Hague Agreement)
- Purdue University (B.S., 2010)
- Major: Nuclear Engineering
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional and Civic Activities
- State Bar of Wisconsin (Member, Intellectual Property Section)