The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Nicole A. Bashor has joined the firm's Chicago office as an associate in the Intellectual Property Group. Ms. Bashor's practice focuses on providing client counseling in patent, trademark, copyright, and social media issues. Her experience includes prosecuting, litigating, and licensing with respect to patents and trademarks both in the United States and internationally. She represents companies in a broad range of industries, including fashion, consumer products, software, social networking, food and beverage, and manufacturing. Ms. Bashor earned her law degree from John Marshall Law School and her undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh.