April A. PricePartner
Education and Experience
Bradley University (B.S.MfE 2000)
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis (J.D. 2006)
Illinois - 2007
Indiana - 2007
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana - 2007
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana - 2007
Iowa - 2008
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa - 2009
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa - 2009
Registered U.S. Patent Attorney - 2008
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - 2012
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
President, Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, Rock Island County Bar Association
Member, Scott County Bar Association
Chair, ISBA Intellectual Property Committee (2011-2013)
Listed on Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (Intellectual Property)
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Patent Law)
Listed on Super Lawyers Rising Stars list - Intellectual Property
Listed in Best Lawyers in America - Patent Law
Board of Directors, YWCA of the Quad Cities
Speeches & Publications
"Defeating the Patent Troll” presented at a meeting of the Iowa Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel in Davenport Iowa. January 14, 2014
"Innovation Development Series: Intellectual Property Basics - Understanding Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks," presented at Bettendorf Public Library, March 3, 2010.
"Legal Issues Surrounding Social Networking Sites," presented at Dillon Inn of Court, November 18, 2009.
April Price joined Lane & Waterman in 2007 and is a registered patent attorney, practicing in all phases of intellectual property law including the preparation, prosecution and enforcement of patents, trademarks, and copyrights. April also handles technology related transactions including negotiating, drafting, and enforcing software, cloud computing, and ecommerce agreements. Additionally, April works closely with in-house counsel on media law and 1st Amendment issues.
April is a former chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Iowa State Bar Association and is President of the Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association. She serves on the board of directors for the YWCA in Rock Island and also participates in the Rock Island-Milan School District IncubatorEDU program teaching the students the legal side of business startups. She is listed on the Super Lawyers Great Plains Rising Stars list and in Best Lawyers in America for Intellectual Property.
April received her J.D. degree from Indiana University-Indianapolis, and a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering from Bradley University. She is a member of the bar in the States of Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She resides in Rock Island with her husband and children and is passionate about issues affecting women and children.