Kristine A. Bergman Associate

kab@pattishall.com
312-554-7945
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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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Illinois

Kristine A. Bergman

Kristine focuses her practice on trademark, copyright, advertising, and domain name matters. She has successfully prosecuted complex domestic and foreign trademark applications, and currently has extensive responsibility managing the worldwide trademark portfolio of a Fortune 500 technology company. Kristine assists clients with various enforcement strategies, including drafting cease and desist letters and conducting social media takedown campaigns. Her litigation experience includes representing clients at state, federal district court, and appellate levels, as well as before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She has succeeded in numerous domain name disputes involving cybersquatters and competitors registering domain names that include her client’s brands.

Kristine has significant experience in advertising law, and counsels clients on sweepstakes and promotions, influencer agreements, and advertising clearance. She has represented clients in multiple false advertising litigation matters, and, with a team of Pattishall lawyers, recently prevailed in a jury trial challenging a competitor’s comparative false advertising claims.

Kristine grew up in Chicago and 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, which she still coaches as an alumna.

Kristine is also 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.