Richard Kirk Cannon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Barrington, IL

Cannon Law Offices, LLC
 | 117 South Cook Street, Suite 361
Barrington, IL 60010
Phone: 847-464-9740
Fax: 847-381-6650
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (40%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Richard Kirk Cannon is the principal attorney and founder of the Law Offices of Cannon & Associates in Barrington, Illinois. Mr. Cannon has over 40 years of experience serving clients in Barrington and the surrounding Chicago region. He has a diverse practice handling business litigation, confidential disclosure agreements, commercial transactions, contracts, intellectual property enforcement, licensing, trade secrets and more.

A seasoned trial attorney with extensive experience, Mr. Cannon is also familiar with alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation. Over the course of his career, he has represented major clients and recovered millions of dollars on their behalf in complex intellectual property disputes. His intellectual property experience includes handling various matters involving copyright, licensing, parent, theft and trademarks.

In addition to maintaining his successful law practice, Mr. Cannon has lectured for professional organizations on topics such as arbitration and business litigation.

Mr. Cannon graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in general engineering. He spent time in the U.S. Navy before attending and graduating from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law with his law degree.

Before moving to Illinois, Mr. Cannon began his legal practice in San Francisco, California. The Consumer Attorneys of California awarded him an “Outstanding Achievement Award.”

Qualified to appear before all Illinois state courts, Mr. Cannon also holds a license to practice law in Texas and California. Additionally, he is licensed before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th, 7th, 9th and Federal circuits, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Business Litigation
  • 40%Intellectual Property Litigation
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About Richard Cannon

Admitted: 1981, Illinois

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1980

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted: Texas Bar, 1980
  • Admitted: Illinois Bar, 1981
  • Admitted: 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1982
  • Admitted: California Bar, 1986
  • Admitted: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1993
  • Admitted: Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2004
  • Admitted: United States Supreme Court, 2006
  • Admitted: 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois, Champaign - Bachelor of Science in General Engineering, 1977
  • DePaul University College of Law, 1978
  • Southern Methodist University, John Dedman College of Law - Juris Doctorate, 1980
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Office Location for Richard Kirk Cannon

117 South Cook Street
Suite 361
Barrington, IL 60010

Phone: 847-464-9740

Fax: 847-381-6650

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Last Updated: 3/2/2021

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