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The Law Office of Joan I. Norek

        Intellectual Property

            Chicago, Illinois






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Idea Theft
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Intellectual Property
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Inventors and Assignees
Names as Trademarks
Naming and Branding
Patent Applications
Meaningful Patent Protection
Patent Infringement
Patent Interferences
Patent Marking
Patent Reexaminations
Patent Term
Patent vs Trade Secret
Patents vs Trademarks
Patenting Business Strategies
Provisional Applications
Provisional vs Non-provisional
Public Domain vs Patents
More on Trademarks
Trademark Infringement
Trademark Cancellations
Trademark Oppositions
Trademark Registrations
Trademark Registration Process


Check Credentials

Some of the official sites at which you can check the firm's location, telephone number, admission to practice and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office registration.


links below transfer you to pages outside this website

At U.S. Patent and Trademark Office:

  • click www.uspto.gov

  • click "Patents" (top left)

  • select "Using legal services" from the "Getting Started" column

  • first sentence provides a link to the search page

  • search my name, Norek

At State of Illinois, Attorney Registration:

  • click www.iardc.org

  • select "Lawyer Search" at the top of the left-hand bar on the page

  • search my name, Norek

  • (Frances Norek Hatch is one of my sisters.  Other Noreks not known.)

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The Law Office of Joan I. Norek
25 E. Washington Street, Suite 1400
Chicago, Illinois  60602
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Use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship.  This website provides information and resources but is neither legal advice nor a substitute for the legal advice of an IP attorney.  Retentions are subject to the discretion of the firm.
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