Morgan's practice focuses on intellectual property law, including patent preparation and prosecution throughout the U.S. and worldwide.

Overview

Clients in the chemical, pharmaceutical and life sciences fields benefit from Morgan's background in chemical engineering. He works to secure patent protection in numerous chemical technology areas such as agricultural and industrial chemistry, chemical engineering designs, mining, extraction, and filtration processes, renewable energy and low-carbon energy production, functional plating applications, catalysis and animal health. Morgan works directly with companies on how best to protect and commercialize their intellectual property rights and avoid infringing the rights of others. Additionally, he prepares freedom to operate opinions and patentability assessments.

Morgan utilizes his experience protecting intellectual property rights to provide valuable insights during M&A due diligence with respect to intellectual property ownership and agreements.

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Publications

"A Circuit Split Involving Ten Federal Circuits: Why Copyright Infringement Actions Should Be Allowed to Proceed After an Application for a Copyright is Filed," Illinois University Law Review Online, 2015

Co-author, "Investigation Exemption Under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act," Illinois State Bar Association: Education Law, 2014

Recognitions

Recognitions

Named to the 2023 Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" list

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

American Bar Association

Missouri Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

  • Vice-Chair of Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section

Chicago Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Intellectual Property Owners Association

International Trademark Association

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2015
  • Illinois, 2016
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2015

Education

Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015

  • Northern Illinois University Law Review, Assistant Editor

University of Tulsa, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 2012

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