Judy K. He

Judy’s background in chemistry and finance helps her pinpoint legal and business goals from the start.

Judy’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. She is certified to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has experience with various stages of federal court litigation.

She is a recipient of the NITA Advocate designation, awarded to attorneys who have demonstrated a serious commitment to trial advocacy. Judy is active with pro bono activities and she is a member of PILI’s Young Professionals Board. Additionally, Judy is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

  • J.D.,
    The University of Iowa College of Law, 2017
  • B.A., Chemistry, Departmental Honors,
    The University of Iowa, 2014
  • B.B.A., Finance, University Honors,
    The University of Iowa, 2014
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fed. Cir.
  • U.S. Dist. Court, N.D. Illinois
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Technical Background
  • Chemistry
  • Mandarin
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL
Associate, 2017 - Present

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL
Summer Associate, 2016

Experience | Clerkships & Internships

The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights, PILI Fellow, 2017

Immigration and Customs Enforcement, OPLA, Department of Homeland Security, Legal Extern, 2016

Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois, JIOP Intern, 2015

Press Releases & Events
February 27, 2019

On February 27, at 12:00pm CT, join attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione as they discuss the upcoming issues...

October 17, 2017

CHICAGO—Attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione spend much of their day parsing complex technology in patents, examining the nuances of trademark infringement, or helping authors, publishers, and even artists with their copyrights...

September 27, 2017

Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, announced its incoming class of recent law school graduates: Erik M. Bokar, Sarah M. Goodman, Judy K. He, Dan Liu, and Theresa L. Starck in Chicago; Li Gao, Ph.D., in Ann Arbor, Mich.; and Jieun Lee in Washington, D.C. The members of the class will become associate attorneys upon admission to the bar in their respective jurisdictions...

  • Managing Editor, Iowa Law Review (Volume 102)

  • Boyd Service Award

  • ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law

  • American Bar Association
  • Young Professionals Board, Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI)
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
  • Chicago Bar Association