Local patent attorney Heather A. Kartsounes has been admitted to present cases before the Supreme Court of the United States. She was sworn into the Supreme Court Bar by Chief Justice Roberts on Oct. 15. Heather is the founder & principal of Kartsounes Law, LLC, an Oakbrook Terrace based law firm specializing in U.S. & international patents, trademarks, copyrights, and other intellectual property related matters. Prior to founding Kartsounes Law, LLC in 2011, Heather served as an associate attorney at a prominent Chicago law firm and General Counsel of a publicly traded technology company. She has been an attorney since 2003. Heather received her degree in Microbiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign before pursuing her law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.