Eric  Carlson
  • Chicago

Eric Carlson

IP Principal

Eric Carlson is an IP Principal with responsibility for assessing and underwriting legal risk, particularly in the intellectual property space. Eric is focused on working with law firms, corporations and IP holders to assess legal claims and leverage litigation finance.

Prior to joining Burford, Eric was a senior associate at Katten Muchin, where his practice focused on intellectual property, particularly patent litigation. His work included matters relating to a wide range of technologies, such as computer software, computer hardware, semiconductors, smartphones and GPS systems. He also represented clients in copyright, trademark, contract dispute and other complex litigation matters. Eric began his career as an intellectual property attorney at Jones Day.

Eric graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law and has an undergraduate degree in computer science from the University of Illinois College of Engineering.

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IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists 2017-2019