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Margaret M. Anderson

Focus: Patent Preparation & Prosecution

Mrs. Anderson is an accomplished attorney with significant experience negotiating license agreements and prosecuting domestic and foreign patents and trademarks. She has expansive expertise in wireless communications, computer vision, artificial intelligence, medical devices, silicon processing and signal processing technologies. Mrs. Anderson has a specialized knowledge base and extensive work experience in applied wireless technologies such as driver assisted technologies and 5G standard essential technologies.

Professional Background

  • 2023 – Present - Hickman Becker Bingham Ledesma LLP
  • 2016 – 2023 - Private Practice – Chicago, IL Law Firms
  • 2015 – 2016 - Consultant – San Jose, CA
  • 2012 – 2015 - Licensing & Strategy Senior Patent Counsel - Apple, Inc. – Cupertino, CA
  • 1998 – 2011 - Private Practice – Austin, TX Law Firms

Education

  • J.D. - University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign-Urbana, IL
  • M.S. – Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • B.M. – Fine and Applied Arts, Music Performance - University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois 1990
  • Texas 1999
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Professional Certifications and Memberships

  • National Association of Patent Practitioners 2019-present
  • Certified Woman-Owned Small Business and Woman's Business Enterprise 2020-2021