Adil D. Kolovic assists in prosecuting patents for clients as an associate in a variety of industries specifically related to electrical and software engineering. His graduate education and background provide experience and knowledge in programming as well as a range of engineering, physics, and mathematical disciplines.

Background and Credentials

Prior to joining Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP, Adil worked as a financial services professional, trading a diverse portfolio of commodities including equities, interest rates, agricultural, and energy products. He utilized his proficiencies in risk management, quantitative analysis, mathematics, statistics, and programming to help optimize proprietary trading strategies and manage long-term options positions worth millions of dollars.

Adil earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was on the Dean's List his first two semesters of law school. Adil holds a Master’s of Science degree in engineering sciences and applied mathematics from Northwestern University and a B.S., dual major, in mathematics and physics from Elmhurst College. During graduate school, he was a starter for the Northwestern University wrestling team, which finished 13th in the country.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology (J.D.)
  • Northwestern University (M.S.)
    • Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics
  • Elmhurst College (B.S.)
    • Mathematics and Physics

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Publications and Presentations

  • "Eyes Wide Open," Co-Author, Loss Prevention Magazine, September/October 2020 issue.