Areas of Practice
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., with high honors, Order of the Coif, Chicago-Kent Law Review, 2001
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, B.S., Chemical Engineering, with honors, 1997
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Illinois
  • US Supreme Court
  • Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • US Patent and Trademark Office

John L. Abramic

115 South LaSalle Street
Suite 3100
Chicago IL 60603
TEL: +1 312 577 1264
FAX: +1 312 577 1370

John L. Abramic is an experienced patent litigator who represents clients in complex intellectual property disputes and serves as lead counsel in federal district courts and arbitrations throughout the United States. While Mr. Abramic is often recognized for his experience with disputes in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, including Hatch-Waxman litigation, he has litigated matters across a variety of technical fields, including chemicals, electronics, mechanical equipment, and computer software. Clients and peers commend “his deep knowledge of the medical device and pharmaceutical industries, his confidence and reliability during trial, and his skill as a litigator, as well as his leadership qualities and innovative thinking.”

Mr. Abramic has represented clients in more than 15 post-grant review proceedings and frequently appears before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings on behalf of both petitioners and patent owners. He has also argued before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and has represented clients in numerous appeals of patent suits and IPRs.


Ranked, IAM Patent 1000, Litigation:  Illinois, 2014-2017
Listed in Illinois Super Lawyers for Intellectual Property Litigation, 2015-2017; "Rising Star," 2014
Named to "40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch" for 2012 by Law Bulletin Publishing Company (LBPC)

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Professional Affiliations

  • Pro Bono Program, Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago