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Ann Marie Wahls is a partner in Latham’s Chicago office and a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice. She specializes in high-stakes intellectual property business disputes with a focus on complex patent, trade secret, false advertising, and unfair competition litigation matters.
Ms. Wahls has over 15 years of experience litigating intellectual property matters from inception to trial. Her experience spans a broad range of industries, including biotechnology, medical devices, automotive, and consumer goods. She has significant experience as lead trial counsel in federal and state courts, as well as before the US Patent Trials and Appeals Board.
Ms. Wahls also counsels clients regarding intellectual property strategies, including patent portfolio, product design, trade secret, advertising, and due diligence reviews.
In addition to her practice, Ms. Wahls is a member of Latham's Ethics Committee, and formerly served as a member of the firm's Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee. She also serves on the boards of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law and the National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago.