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Cem (pronounced as “Gem”, phonetically /jem/), is an associate in the firm’s Chicago office set to focus his practice in the area of patent law as part of the firm’s IP, Tech & Data group. His litigation practice focuses on intellectual property disputes involving patents, copyrights, unfair competition, trademarks, and trade secrets.


  • University of Illinois, 2016, J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Rickert Award Winner, Harno Scholar
  • Southern Illinois University, 2013, M.S., Industrial Engineering
  • Southern Illinois University, 2011, B.S.
  • Istanbul Technical University, 2011, B.S.

  • Illinois

  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois

  • Turkish