Evan J. Kline-Wedeen



Whether you’re exploring the patentability of a new product or protecting your existing IP portfolio, Evan Kline-Wedeen is ready to support your business goals.

Prior to joining Faegre Drinker, Evan spent several years with the patent litigation team of another Chicago-area firm — assisting clients in the navigation of disputes, settlements, and portfolio management strategy. He is an active member of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC), participating in their law student mentoring program and serving as chair of IPLAC’s annual golf outing.


Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas


Chicago-Kent College of Law
J.D. magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Certificate in Intellectual Property (2018)

University of Illinois at Chicago
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (2015)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) — Chair, IPLAC Field Day Golf Outing (2019-present)


  • Illinois Super Lawyers — Rising Star, 2023
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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