Grantland G. Drutchas is a founder of MBHB and co-Chair of the firm’s PTAB Trials Practice Group and Licensing Practice Group. He represents clients in intellectual property litigation, clearances, and opinions, and supports their patent licensing efforts by drafting licenses and litigating license disputes. Drawing on more than 25 years of experience in intellectual property law, he counsels clients on global patent portfolio strategies. He represents clients in both jury and bench trials and argues appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. His experience covers a wide variety of industries, including:
An intellectual property law thought leader, Mr. Drutchas is a regular columnist for Chicago Lawyer magazine, a frequent guest speaker, and teaches at the Chicago-Kent College of Law as an adjunct professor. Outside of his work at MBHB, he is a board member of the Wicker Park Committee Neighborhood Association and a Local School Council member for a Chicago public elementary school.