Margaret (“Peggy”) Millikin is a registered patent and trademark attorney with a national and international client base and has 22 years of intellectual property law experience. Peggy formed Millikin Intellectual Property Law, PLLC in 2014, and represents clients in all phases of intellectual property law. Prior to forming her own firm, Peggy was a shareholder and director with Crowe & Dunlevy where she co-chaired the Intellectual Property Law practice group and chaired the International Law practice group. She also was Manager for the U.S. intellectual property office for Basell (a joint venture of BASF and Royal Dutch Shell) at their R&D Center in Elkton, Maryland, reporting to the Vice President of Intellectual Property in Ferrara, Italy, and served as Senior IP counsel for Owens Corning in Columbus, Ohio, Honeywell Inc. in Richmond,Virginia and Hercules, Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware. Peggy has counseled clients with operations throughout Europe, Asia, the Pacific Rim and North and South America.
Peggy has managed the global IP portfolios for a number of international businesses, counseling clients on aspects of portfolio creation, management, protection and enforcement. She has lead the IP function on international business transactions, involving IP assets worth hundreds of millions of dollars. She has also represented clients in high-stakes IP litigation and employs creative problem-solving skills to encourage resolution of disputes. Peggy particularly enjoys helping clients who are seeking value-driven results and who aim to optimize their IP spend while making IP assets an integral part of the overall organizational strategy.
Effective July 1, 2017, Millikin Intellectual Property Law will become Millikin McKay, PLLC, when Molly McKay and her team will join the firm. Molly McKay is a registered patent and trademark attorney with over 27 years of experience. Millikin McKay will represent clients in all phases of intellectual property law and will assist clients in management and deployment of their intellectual property assets throughout the world. As the date approaches, we will be sharing more information and inviting you to join us for open houses and other exciting events celebrating this union.