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Glenn A. Rice

Glenn focuses on protecting brands and intellectual property, including U.S. and international trademarks, trade secrets and trade dress, copyrights, and Internet domain name disputes.  He represents clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and litigates or arbitrates complex business, patent and intellectual property disputes.  In one case of first impression, Glenn with other FVLD attorneys successfully defended a media client from a $4 million damages claim for the alleged misappropriation of a television show concept.

Chicago is a pivotal market for the American craft brewing renaissance and Glenn represents craft brewers around the country. He also is the Firm’s liaison to the International Trademark Association (INTA) and has been appointed to serve on INTA's Internet Committee for 2016-2017.  Glenn has previously served on INTA's Emerging Issues Committee, Development of Rights Sub-Committee, Enforcement Committee and Courts and Tribunals Sub-Committee. 

Glenn is admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court, the United States Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Federal Circuits.

Glenn served from 1986-1988 as Law Clerk to Chief Justice William G. Clark of the Illinois Supreme Court.  Glenn competes in marathons and is a connoisseur, naturally, of craft beers.


Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law, JD, with Honors, 1985

Northern Illinois University, BS, 1982

He was a member of the Chicago-Kent Law Review, 1984-1985, and co-authored “Evidence: Application and Refinement of the Federal Rules of Evidence in the Seventh Circuit,” 61 Chicago-Kent Law Review 395 (1985).