Bradley L. Cohn Partner

bcohn@pattishall.com
312-554-7953
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Education

University of Michigan Law School (J.D.)
Duke University (B.A. in Latin)

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Bradley L. Cohn

”Currently serving as managing partner, Bradley Cohn is an able coordinator of international trademark projects, including enforcement and litigation efforts, as well as filing strategies. He successfully defended Valent USA, alongside [Ashly] Boesche, against a preliminary injunction on the basis of claimed trademark infringement launched by Nichino America.”

2024 World Trademark Review 1000

''As managing partner, Bradley Cohn has the firm sailing with a fair wind. Litigating in his own practice, he is ‘one of the best there is at it’, with great instincts regarding trial strategy and a gift for diagnosing the strengths and weaknesses of a case.''

2020 World Trademark Review 1000

''Managing partner Bradley Cohn is the recipient of effusive praise. He continues to do great things and is identified by clients for bet-the-company cases. He is a sterling litigator, but also a first port of call for prosecution matters.''

2018 World Trademark Review 1000

Bradley Cohn concentrates his practice in the field of trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, false advertising, right of publicity, and advertising and marketing law. Before entering private practice, Bradley served as Law Clerk to The Honorable Anne C. Conway of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Bradley represents companies in a wide range of industries, including fashion and apparel, household furnishings, industrial equipment, computer hardware, building and construction, restaurant and hospitality, food, alcoholic beverages, social media, financial consulting and investment, automotive, and telecommunications. He has successfully tried cases and litigated around the country, in state and federal courts, in arbitration, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and before the National Advertising Division and National Advertising Review Board of the Better Business Bureau. He also manages worldwide trademark portfolios and collaborates with trademark counsel in countries around the globe on trademark prosecution and enforcement matters.

Bradley is the Chairperson for the Board of Directors of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He served as a Director for the Chicago Bar Association’s 9,000- member Young Lawyers Section and is past chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility Committee. For ten years he was an adjunct professor at DePaul University College of Law, where he taught an advanced seminar on trademark law.

Bradley has written and spoken on intellectual property, advertising, and litigation issues, including trademark enforcement and prosecution strategies, copyright fair use, product placement, trademark dilution, keyword advertising, environmental and “green” marketing claims, advertising claim substantiation, and puffery.

  • Advertising & Promotions
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Automobiles & Components
  • Banks
  • Consumer Durables & Apparel
  • Financial Services
  • Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure
  • Household & Personal Products
  • Materials
  • Petroleum Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
  • Real Estate
  • Social Media
  • Software & Services
  • Technology Hardware & Equipment
  • Telecommunications