Nawshaba M. Siddiquee



  • University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., 2006)
  • Northwestern University (B.S., 2002)

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Nawshaba, a registered patent attorney, advises on patent counseling and prosecution matters for domestic and international companies. Focusing on electrical, computer, software, and mechanical technologies, she draws on her engineering background to prosecute patents for clients in a broad range of sectors including personal audio systems, automotive systems, consumer electronics, business methods, computer hardware and software, web-based applications, cell phones and wireless communications systems, semiconductor devices and manufacturing techniques and medical devices.

Nawshaba strategically advises companies on how to protect invention ideas and develop worldwide patent filing strategies critical to their business success. She files U.S., PCT, and foreign patent applications, responds to U.S. and foreign patent office actions, and performs patent novelty and clearance searches for clients’ proposed inventions. Concentrating primarily on utility and design patents, she also counsels clients on trademark clearance and prosecution.

  • Regularly advise a major web-based application provider on patent filing and prosecution strategies, for both design and utility patents.
  • Advise a large household goods retailer, a leading fast-food supplier, and a major rental media provider on patent clearance and prosecution matters.
  • Regularly draft patent applications for a major automobile manufacturer and a major mobile phone manufacturer.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office