Ian Paquette is an intellectual property associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, and trade secrets litigation. Prior to entering practice, Ian was a primary examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


Thought Leadership


"Trade Secrets Litigation with Foreign Actors," Practising Law Institute, October 2020 


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in New York
  • District of Columbia
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.cum laude2019
    Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • University of MarylandB.S., Mechanical Engineering2010