(312) 236-8500

Nicole M. Creegan

Tel: (312) 236-8500

Nicole Creegan is an associate at Cook Alex Ltd. Nicole has over eight years of in-house intellectual property experience including patent and trademark prosecution, portfolio management, transactional work, validity and infringement analyses, and strategic intellectual property counseling. Nicole’s patent practice has been focused in chemical and medical device technologies.

Nicole studied chemistry at Ohio University, Honors Tutorial College, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 2007. Following graduation and during law school, Nicole worked as a Chemist for PPG Industries researching and developing automotive and industrial pretreatment products. Nicole received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 2011 from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. During law school and after graduation, Nicole worked at Avery Dennison Corporation as an IP Intern, Patent Agent and then IP Counsel. After moving to Chicago, Nicole joined Cardinal Health, Inc. as Senior IP Counsel for several business units.

Ms. Creegan joined the firm in 2020 as an associate.


2011 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude

2007 Ohio University, Honors Tutorial College, cum laude B.S. Chemistry


State of Illinois

State of Ohio

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office