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Adam V. Litteken


Phone: (312) 427-1300 | Fax: (312) 427-6663

Adam V. Litteken is an associate with Ladas & Parry in the Chicago office and a member of the Missouri State Bar.

Adam’s focus is on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the electrical arts. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in electrical engineering (microelectronics emphasis) and a minor in mathematics from Southern Illinois University where he was named one of the 25 most distinguished seniors. He then earned his Master’s Degree with honors in Electrical Engineering (communications emphasis) and his Law Degree concurrently. While in Law school, Adam served as a graduate assistant, teaching networking, researching various information technology topics, and co-authoring an article on the Illinois Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

Adam has prosecuted patents in the areas of lasers, semiconductor memory, LCD and FED, cellular telecommunications, digital television, among others.

In his spare time, Adam enjoys, golf, his dog, and the outdoors.


Southern Illinois University (B.S.E.E., 2004)
Southern Illinois University (M.S., 2007)
Southern Illinois University (J.D., 2007)

Practice Areas
  • Patents – Electrical Engineering, Software, Electromechanical
  • Design

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – Registered Patent Attorney

Key Industries
  • Semiconductors (Display technology and memory)
  • Microelectromechanical systems / speaker and microphone technology
  • Telecommunications