Elizabeth A. Peters is a partner in Barnes & Thornburg LLP's Chicago office. As a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, Ms. Peters focuses her practice on a variety of complex intellectual property matters, including patent litigation, patent and trademark protection matters and intellectual property transactions.
Previously an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Ms. Peters has experience working in the mobile communications and computer industry on various patent matters. She also developed a pro bono practice by working with several nonprofit organizations and other clients in trademark, copyright and publicity rights projects.
She is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Ms. Peters is deeply involved in the community. She is an officer of the Village of Riverside's economic development committee, a volunteer for tax assistance programs, and leads several committees in her church organization.
Ms. Peters received her B.S. degree with distinction in industrial engineering from Purdue University. She earned her J.D. with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law.