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Jared E. Hedman


"I strive to help clients find creative solutions to protect their intellectual property assets, including in highly complex technical matters."


  • Illinois
  • Missouri


J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, magna cum laude, Loyola Law Journal, 2002

B.S., Engineering Technology, Northern Illinois University, summa cum laude


Jared Hedman has a broad base of experience in intellectual property litigation and transactions involving patent, copyright, trademark, trade secrets and breach of contract matters. He also handles commercial transactions and has prior experience with corporate capital projects.  Jared has participated in multiple trials and arbitrations in federal venues throughout the country, including the International Trade Commission, and obtained favorable results for clients in a wide range of industries.

Jared’s engineering technology degree and pre-law background enable him to provide clients with practical and actionable advice on complex technical matters. For example, he has represented clients in technological areas including medical, dental, and surgical devices; telecommunications, smart-phones, and PDA communications systems; computer vision, processors, and memory; filtration systems; gaming; and numerous others.

In addition to Jared’s extensive experience in IP law, his background includes corporate work as a consultant to major companies in the food, beverage, personal care and distribution industries. That provides him with valuable perspectives on business and management issues.

Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) Board Member, 2019-21

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Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Moderator of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) Best Practices N.D. IL. Judges Panel (Judges Durkin, Kendall, and Schenkier), 2018
  • Co-chair of annual Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) Symposium, 2017-19
  • Moderator of Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) Best Practices N.D. IL. Judges Panel (Chief Judge Pallmeyer, Judges Blakey, Rowland and Finnegan)

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