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Your innovations are some of your most valuable assets in today’s global marketplace. Advitam IP is a Chicago-based law firm with an exclusive focus on securing and protecting your intellectual property. With decades of combined experience in IP law, a strategy-based approach, and leading-edge technical facilities, our attorneys help turn your IP assets into a lasting competitive advantage at home and abroad.

Six YEArs And Counting!

Michele Katz with young women from YEA! ChicagoAdvitam IP founder Michele Katz recently led a Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) session on entity formation and intellectual property. It is the sixth consecutive year that Michele has taught the course for YEA!. YEA! Chicago is a groundbreaking year-long educational and mentorship program that takes students in grades 6-12 through the process of starting and running a real business. The program is sponsored by the The Female Strong Foundation a 501c3 org and hosted by 1871, an incubator and supporter of Chicago’s thriving technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem. The YEA! Chicago program aims to build and inspire future entrepreneurs by bridging business and educational communities with cohorts led by trained instructors and exposing students to guest lecturers, successful entrepreneurs and mentors. Michele is a past president of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Chicago Chapter, a partner organization of YEA! To learn more about this incredible program visit


Richard Gurak, Advitam IP, Visits Client, PSS, at GSX Tradeshow

Richard Gurak and PSS

Advitam IP founder, Richard Gurak, recently attended the Global Security Exchange (GSX) tradeshow in Chicago on behalf of PSS, a division of Industrial Fence, Inc., an Advitam IP client. Formed in 2018, PSS manufactures rapid-deploy, holistic perimeter security systems to address all types of threats. Richard is pictured with PSS CEO, Mike Saltijeral.

Advitam IP Connects with IHCC at 2019 Signature Breakfast

Advitam IP Connects with IHCC at 2019 Signature Breakfast
Richard Gurak, Advitam IP and Michele Katz, Advitam IP attended the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s (IHCC) 2019 Make the Connection Signature Breakfast. The half-day event drew an audience of nearly 800 attendees, including Lori Lightfoot, the Mayor of Chicago, and JB Pritzker, the Governor of Illinois. The event focused on identifying how entrepreneurs are created and nurtured. Presentations and discussions focused on what inspires individuals to become entrepreneurs and how can institutions encourage and motivate future entrepreneurs. IHCC has been represented by the attorneys of Advitam IP for more than a decade and it has been a great connection for both of these partners.

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