J. Michael Monahan is founder and principal of Astrolabe LLC, based in Chicago. Mr. Monahan practices in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other intellectual property, counseling clients on the establishment, development and protection of intellectual property assets through registration, policing, enforcement through litigation and ADR, and the commercial exploitation of these assets through licensing, franchising, and other transactions. Mr. Monahan received his J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as a Senior Editor of the Louisiana Law Review. For a complete biography, please go to https://www.linkedin.com/pub/j-michael-monahan/7/4a7/7b7.