Carol Anne Been

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Practice Areas

Practice group leader for trademark, copyright, advertising, IP strategy and transactions; past chair of US Intellectual Property and Technology practice. Handles trademark, copyright, advertising, sweepstakes, domain names, internet marketing, software licensing, IT platform and services agreements, privacy, trade secrets, entertainment and publishing; intellectual property counseling, transactions, prosecution and litigation.


Partner in the Chicago office of Dentons, a global law firm.

Professional Memberships

World Intellectual Property Organization panelist deciding domain name disputes; Practicing Law Institute Board of Trustees; Lawyers for the Creative Arts Board Member (Immediate Past President); American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Franchising.


Law360; ABA Forum on Franchising; International Franchise Association Legal Symposium; IP Forum (Australia); ABA IP Litigation Committee; International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin.