Louis E. Fogel is a partner and co-chairs the Life Sciences division of the Patent Litigation and Counseling Practice at Jenner & Block. His practice focuses on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation, including patent and trade secrets. Mr. Fogel's litigation experience includes a wide array of technologies and industries including pharmaceuticals, biological drugs, medical devices, chemicals, consumer electronics and telecommunications. He provides patent-related client counseling, in areas including the Hatch-Waxman Act, the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA) and with Inter Partes Review (IPR). A frequent speaker and author on intellectual property issues, he also advises clients with their IP-related transactions.
Mr. Fogel received both his Ph.D. in chemistry and his J.D. from the University of Chicago. He is a registered patent lawyer admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Fogel has an active and diverse pro bono practice. At administrative hearings, he represents parents and families who are involved in the child welfare system, engaging in district court litigation involving civil rights statutes. By virtue of being a member of the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, he is appointed counsel in pending district court civil litigation matters. The Family Defense Center recognized his pro bono practice when it honored him with its Community and Professional Services Award.