Kristine A. Bergman

Phone: 312-554-7945

Email: kab@pattishall.com

Bio

Education

  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2015, Executive Editor, Lead Articles for the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal)

    Intellectual Property Law Fellow and Student Fellow for the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies (2014-2015); President of the Intellectual Property Law Society (2013-2014)

  • Amherst College (B.A., 2010)

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Kristine A. Bergman

Kristine has rejoined the firm as an associate after working as a summer associate in 2014. Kristine received her J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she served as Executive Editor, Lead Articles for the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. Kristine was an Intellectual Property Law Fellow and a Student Fellow at the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies. She also served as President of the Intellectual Property Law Society and competed on Loyola's ABA Negotiations team.

Kristine is graduate of Amherst College with a degree in Mathematics and English. Following her undergraduate studies, Kristine worked for the Great Books Foundation in Chicago, an independent non-profit publishing and educational organization that promotes literacy, critical thinking, and social and civic engagement.

Representative Trials, Appeals & Litigation

  • Illinois Tool Works Inc. v. BG Products, Inc., Case No. 8:17-cv-00420-JSM-AAS (M.D. Fla. 2017) (False Advertising)
  • Eclipse Gaming Systems, LLC v. Antonucci, Case No. 1:17-cv-00196 (N.D. Ill. 2017) (Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Violations of the Illinois Computer Crime Prevention Law, Breach of Fiduciary Duty)
  • Eclipse Gaming Systems, LLC v. Digital Dynamics Software, Inc., Case No. 2016-CH-08122 (Cook County, Illinois, Judge Garcia) (Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference with Prospective Business Expectancies)
  • Azenga, Inc. and Rick Rosenthal v. Double Play Films, LLC and Gabriel Klinger, Case No. 16-L-942 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2016, Judge Tailor) (settlement resolving dispute with former business partner and allowing client to maintain all rights in film) (Breach of Contract)
  • Donnay USA Limited v. Donnay International S.A., International Brand Management Limited, and Brands Holdings Limited, Case No. 15-cv-05969-JMA-SIL (E.D.N.Y., 2015, Judge Azrack) (DONNAY trademark licensee again disputing termination and seeking $240,000,000; dismissed on our motion 9/1/2016) (Domain Name, Tort Claims, Trademark License Dispute)

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Professional Activities

  • Chicago Women in IP Marketing and Communications Committee : Member (2016-2017)

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Representative Publications

  • "Eight Networking Tips for Young Lawyers," American Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Section of Litigation Newsletter (January 2017)
  • Co-author (with Pattishall McAuliffe Partner Bradley Cohn) of "False Advertising Disputes: Interplay between Courts and the NAD." Landslide Magazine, a Publication of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 8, No. 5 (May/June 2016)
  • Co-author (with Uli Widmaier) of "Four IP Virtuosos: Professor Mark A. Lemley, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and the Director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology" (Interview) Landslide Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 4 (March/April 2016)
  • Co-author (with Pattishall McAuliffe Partner Bradley Cohn) of "Trick or Tweet? FTC Cracks Down on Disguised Endorsements," Pattishall Insights (October 2015)
  • Co-author (with Uli Widmaier) of Second Circuit Authors Guild v. Google, Inc. - Google Books Does Not Infringe Authors' Copyright," Co-author, Pattishall IP News (October 2015)

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