Jenner & Block

Nicole A. Keenan is registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office and has extensive experience in patent litigation and client counseling. Her litigation experience has involved diverse technologies including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, injection-molding systems, diagnostic equipment, telecommunications, mechanical and consumer products.

Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Ms. Keenan worked as a pharmacist where she gained vast experience in the pharmaceutical industry.  She later worked as a partner at a patent boutique law firm for over 19 years.

She has supported 1871, Chicago’s technology and entrepreneurship community, by serving as a mentor.

Ms. Keenan has served as chairperson related to the fundraising and charitable efforts as well as PTO president of a local school.  She also serves on the board of Michigan Shores Club.