Peter M. Siavelis Partner
Peter represents clients in wide variety of technical fields and plays a key role in helping clients develop, enforce, acquire and license valuable patent and trademark rights. In addition to his enforcement and litigation experience, he represents clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in post grant proceedings, including inter partes reviews and appeal proceedings.
Peter counsels and prosecutes patent applications in the mechanical and electrical arts. His experience includes applications related to sports and fitness equipment, wearable active monitoring technology, commercial and residential ventilation equipment, beverage containers, lighting fixtures, LEDs, computer server hardware and cabinets, infrared, ultrasonic and acoustic sensor assemblies, medical devices and packaging containers, window hardware, plumbing fixtures and hardware, plastic part molding, concrete conduit repair, diesel engine sensors and monitoring, as well as semiconductor fabrication, food processing and commercial printing.
Prior to the legal field, Peter worked as a design engineer responsible for the design of compressed air systems used in industrial applications worldwide. While in engineering school, Peter interned as a petroleum engineer with the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, Intellectual Property Owners Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
Member (three terms), Village of Arlington Heights, Illinois, Zoning Board of Appeals