Overview

Elizabeth Cutri is a partner in Kirkland’s Chicago office. She helps clients navigate a variety of technology-oriented legal issues, with a focus on intellectual property issues and litigation and dispute resolution. Elizabeth has represented clients across a range of technologies, including computer software, networking, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemical processes, semiconductors, consumer products, and more. Her practice also involves drafting and negotiating licenses and other technology-oriented agreements, advising on transactions and business partnerships, and helping clients assess and develop their IP portfolios.

Elizabeth’s pro bono work has included helping parents of children with special needs negotiate terms of Individualized Education Programs, assisting non-profit organizations with employment and contract issues, and representing victims of domestic violence in seeking orders of protection.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: Current Impressions About the Implications for "Green IP."

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2008Illinois

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware (pro hac vice)
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (pro hac vice)
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota (pro hac vice)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California (pro hac vice)
  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada (pro hac vice)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States International Trade Commission

Education

  • University of Iowa College of LawJ.D.with Honors2008

    Finalist in Van Oosterhout Moot Court Competition

    Vice Chair of Moot Court Board

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignB.S., Biochemistry2005