8210 North Tripp†††††† Phone: 847-329-8185
Skokie, Illinois 60076††† Facsimile: 847-329-8750
Biological Mechanical Chemical
J.D.†††† IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law (High Honors)
American Jurisprudence Award-Torts
Published member of Chicago- Kent Law Review
M.S.††† University of Illinois
Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research
A.B.†††† University of Chicago
Nu Pi Sigma Honorary Society
Ms. Naumann is licensed to practice in the State of
Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of
Professional Memberships and Leadership
Ms. Naumann is a member of the Chicago Bar Association where she has served as Chairman of the Science, Technology and Law Committee. Ms. Naumann was the Co-chairman for the Patent Committee of the Converging Technologies Bar Association for 2006-2007.†
Ms. Naumann currently serves as Secretary on the Board of the University of Chicago, Chicago Womenís Alliance.† She is also appointed to the Electronic Discovery Pilot Program of the Federal Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Ms. Naumann previously served on the Illinois Institute of Technology Alumni Association Board of Directors in Chicago, Illinois from 2007 through 2010. During her term on this Alumni Association Board, she was the Chairperson for the Governance Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. Ms. Naumann has also participated as a judge for science projects in the Illinois Institute of Technology Interprofessional Projects Program.† In this program undergraduate students collaborate on projects directed to industry, medicine, transportation and alternative energy resources.
Professional Experience and Expertise
Ms. Naumann has worked continuously and exclusively as an attorney since she graduated from law school. Ms. Naumann established her own practice in 1996 which is exclusively intellectual property law. Ms. Naumannís practice includes individual entrepreneurs and start-up companies, as well as small and medium sized businesses. Her issued patents include a broad range of technologies including: a razor handle, board game, agricultural method, pneumatically driven trench shoring device, floral containers, electromechanical lock, laminar flow nozzle, portable exercise devices, mechanical bag holder and shelving. When necessary, she has filed successful patent application appeals in the Patent & Trademark Office on behalf of clients.
Ms. Naumann also has obtained trademarks, copyrights and design patents on behalf of artists, writers and companies.† In addition to obtaining intellectual property protection through government agencies, Ms. Naumann advises and drafts documents on matters of ownership, shop rights, work for hire, transfers of rights, licenses, permissions, rescission, consents, distribution agreements, non-disclosure agreements, releases, trade secrets, proprietary information and web sites.† Her office also provides design service for logos, trademarks, service marks and other brand insignia for businesses.