Sarah M. Walkington
Curriculum Vitae

Sarah M. Walkington
Of Counsel

As a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) registered attorney with more than 20 years of experience, Sarah M. Walkington has established herself as a trusted advisor on intellectual property matters. Sarah honed her IP skills in prominent Chicago-based law firms and as in-house counsel, gaining valuable insights into clients’ needs. Sarah draws on her extensive background to assist a diverse range of clients, including entrepreneurs, business leaders, inventors, designers, content creators, influencers, and online retailers. Whether you need help identifying and securing your intellectual property assets or resolving potential infringement issues, Sarah’s extensive background equips her to address your concerns effectively.

Sarah strives to connect with clients on a personal level. By understanding her clients’ goals and immediate needs, she tailors her approach to deliver the best possible outcome. When it comes to IP matters, Sarah believes in empowering her clients with knowledge. She takes the time to explain the intricacies of applicable IP laws and processes. She offers candid and realistic assessments of potential outcomes, costs, and timelines so her clients can make well-informed decisions with confidence.

Sarah’s expertise spans a wide range of IP services, including patent, trademark, and copyright preparation, prosecution, transactions, and enforcement. No matter the complexity of your intellectual property concern, Sarah’s insights and reliable guidance will help you safeguard and leverage your valuable assets.



  • The State Bar of Illinois
  • The United States Patent and Trademark Office, Registered Patent Practitioner


  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 2002
    • Dean’s Scholar
    • Herzog Scholar
    • The John Marshall Law Review
    • The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, Editor and Co-Founder
  • University of Iowa, B.S. in Microbiology, 1998


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