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Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Offers a comprehensive service to large gaming, pharmaceutical and computer software clients. Particularly strong on patent prosecution, as well as the management and protection of trademark portfolios. Experienced representation for PTAB matters, with additional strength in patent, trademark and trade dress disputes.

Strengths

One source says: "The team possesses great subject matter expertise in the IP space."

Work highlights

Continued to advise the Chicago White Sox on annual branding initiatives, coordination of licensing and merchandising with Major League Baseball Properties and game day promotions.

Notable practitioners

Antony McShane advises clients on the enforcement of trademarks and the development of portfolios, as well as issues involving counterfeit activities. His expertise includes counseling clients in relation to online and social media advertising, as well as handling TTAB mandates.
"Antony is a great lawyer. He is incredibly knowledgeable, thorough and strategic.""He is a great strategic adviser."

Michael Kelber cochairs the firm's IP group and is well regarded for his trademark and trade dress infringement practice. He also advises on portfolio development.
"He has great subject matter expertise and provides proactive advice."

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Overview

Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s nationally acclaimed Intellectual Property & Technology Transactions practice manages, prosecutes and enforces global patent and trademark portfolios and is consistently recognized as one of the leading IP practices in Chicago and beyond. The group has obtained major victories for some of the most cutting-edge technology and Fortune 500 companies.

We represent multinational, mid-sized and emerging companies, start-ups, nonprofit organizations and individuals in all realms of IP law, including counseling, litigation and prosecution matters that involve patents, trademarks, service marks, domain names, trade dress, trade secrets, copyrights and advertising claims.

The group has also negotiated some of the largest technology deals of their respective types ever conducted in the U.S. and abroad. Our attorneys are also well-versed in helping clients leverage their intellectual property assets through transactions, including developing and negotiating licensing programs, and transferring technology and know-how.

U.S. News-Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" ranks the firm’s IP and technology transactions group in the first tier of Chicago law firms and among the best nationally. The group is also ranked in Chambers USA, in which our clients describe the group as “a talented team that can call in the support of colleagues in other departments to offer expertise across a broad array of areas.”

For more information, please visit http://www.nge.com/IP/.

Intellectual Property

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

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Location

Two North LaSalle Street

Suite 1700

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60602-3801

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Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets


Antony J McShane
Band 3
Michael G Kelber
Band 2