Jeff Nicholas

Jeff Nicholas

1776 Ash Street
Northfield, Illinois 60093 
Direct     773-328-8040
Fax         312-268-5063
Cell         773-343-9517

Practice Summary

Jeff Nicholas is a Trademark Paralegal at Norvell IP.  Jeff is a well versed legal professional with intellectual property experience on both the prosecution and litigation side.

Jeff has more than 5 years of intellectual property prosecution experience and has assisted attorneys on all aspects of domestic and international trademark matters including maintenance, clearance searches, conflict analysis, and merger and acquisition portfolio due diligence. 

Prior to joining the Norvell IP team, Jeff worked for several large and mid-size Chicago firms.  In addition to trademark prosecution, Jeff has 10 years of litigation experience and has taken numerous teams to trial in the Northern District of Illinois, District of Delaware and the Southern District of Texas.


Certificate in Paralegal Studies Loyola University Chicago

M.Ed Loyola University Chicago

BA in Science Eastern Michigan University

BA in Arts Eastern Michigan University

Areas of Emphasis and Experience

  • International and Domestic Trademark Prosecution
  • Research and Investigations
  • Trademark Clearance and Risk Assessment
  • Trial Litigation