Janet J. Lee

Janet J. Lee She/Her/Hers


Chicago, IL

Main: 312.463.5000 Fax: 312.463.5001


Janet practices primarily in the area of trademark law, assisting clients maintain and expand their brands. She has experience working with a range of clients, industries and technologies on a variety of intellectual property matters, with a particular focus on trademark prosecution and enforcement, copyright prosecution and counseling matters, and online enforcement and strategy.

Janet reviews a broad spectrum of intellectual property matters, including trademark portfolio management and domain name management. She also has experience with online brand enforcement, and takedown proceedings to recover infringing domain names, including through the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDPR). Janet has written on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the impact of EU regulations on online brand enforcement.

Janet is committed to diversity and inclusion efforts in the legal profession, serving as co-chair for the Diversity and Inclusion Committee at Banner Witcoff. She is also an active member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and 2023 Pathfinder Program member through the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity.

She is currently involved in the International Trademark Association (INTA) Enforcement Committee. She also previously served as Chair of the Trademarks and Anti-Counterfeiting Committee with the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC).

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    2014, B.A.
  • American University Washington College of Law
    2017, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • 2018, Illinois

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