Helen Chacon represents clients on intellectual property matters, focusing on patent litigation and complex intellectual property disputes. She has litigated cases involving patent infringement and rights of publicity for clients in various industries, including consumer technology and computer networking.

Legal Design

Helen is a founding member of Faegre Drinker's Design Lab—an initiative at Faegre Drinker that combines design thinking and visual communication with advocacy. Helen has run design thinking programs to help clients industry-wide tackle a variety of problems. She is skilled at employing visual advocacy to explain complex technologies and legal arguments for mock trials, trial and expert reports.
Innovations in Visual Advocacy
Innovations in Visual Advocacy
Leading the way for design thinking in law


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Stanford Law School
J.D. Stanford Journal of International Law, (lead article editor) (2013)

College of William & Mary
B.A. in Philosophy and Economics, cum laude (2009)

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  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2014, 2016-17
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