Patrick Bickley

Patrick Bickley, Honors Scholar, Class of 2011

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2011

Originally from Ohio, Patrick Bickley graduated summa cum laude from the University of Toledo with a degree in Chemical Engineering.  After school, Patrick worked as a materials engineer for a tire company in Ohio, during which time he earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Findlay.  As a materials engineer, he had the opportunity to travel to both China and Mexico to help set up production processes and train new engineers.

Patrick chose to come to IIT Chicago-Kent to pursue a career in patent law.  He spent the summer following his 1L year working as a research assistant in the schools Institute of Science, Law, and Technology, working on litigation dealing with patents on genes related to breast cancer.  Patrick is a member of the Chicago-Kent Law Review and currently serves as treasurer of the Intellectual Property Law Society.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and one-year old daughter.


2011 Honors Scholars Seminar Paper

Almost Famous: Finding a Role for State Dilution Law after the Trademark Dilution Revision Act