Valauskas Corder LLC (est. 2010) is an intellectual property law firm: patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, rights of publicity. Allison M. Corder is a patent attorney registered with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. She prepares and prosecutes US and international patent applications in various arts such as mechanical, electrical, software, business methods. Ms. Corder also prepares and prosecutes US and international trademark applications. And copyrights before the U.S. Copyright Office. She participates in Federal law litigation and is admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, Supreme Court of Illinois, Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Ms. Corder manages and grows company intellectual property portfolios, including those of Fortune 500 companies, and identifies strategic essential and nonessential licensing opportunities. She drafts intellectual property agreements – license, confidentiality, settlement, technology transfer – and prepares freedom to operate documents and opinions regarding patent (non)infringement and (in)validity.