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Adam J. Fromm

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Adam Fromm supports clients from a wide variety of industries with patent and trademark matters. He secures and defends intellectual property assets to help companies expand their portfolios and achieve their business goals.

Brands and businesses worldwide work with Adam to ensure their latest technologies, products, and services are protected. Whether it’s new automotive or packaging technology, products for the food industry, software systems, groundwater remediation methods, livestock technologies, or metallurgy innovations, Adam works hand-in-hand with clients to protect their business-critical information and developments. He actively learns their business, products, and how they plan to market and sell their products. Through additional research of each company’s industry and spending time with their scientists and developers, Adam produces specific, accurate, and detailed patent applications to pursue acceptance by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and its foreign counterpart offices around the world.

Adam has prosecuted thousands of trademark registrations worldwide on behalf of his clients. He also counsels clients and provides licensing support to businesses that are establishing brands and want to protect their rights. Adam also advises a variety of organizations on trademark opposition matters and trademark cancellations.

Adam provides international portfolio management services to collect information and manage work outside of the United States. With a network of international associates, Adam provides a central management hub for clients who have interests in multiple nations.

In litigation matters, Adam provides scientific and technical support for patent, trademark, and copyright cases. He delivers robust research and due diligence analyses, including prior art searches, chain of title review, claim charting, validity/invalidity opinion drafting, infringement/non-infringement opinion drafting, and related client counseling.

To help clients combat cyberpiracy, Adam consults on domain name acquisition and drafts Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaints.


J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2007
M.S., Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1999
B.S., Indiana University-Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana, 1998

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Indiana

Article “Maximize Your Cannabusiness Success: Secure Trademark Rights By Dec. 20, 2023” by Adam J. Fromm, September 1, 2023

Presentation, “Intellectual Property and the Cannabis Industry”, NECANN Convention, June 11, 2022