Mr. Charles Lee Mudd, Jr.

Mr. Charles Lee Mudd, Jr.: Attorney with Mudd Law Offices


Charles Lee Mudd Jr. has operated his own law firm, Mudd Law Offices, since 2001. In the last fifteen years, the firm has grown to become an internationally recognized diversified practice providing representation to a clientele of local, national, and international individuals and business organizations, particularly focused on Internet, cyber, and emerging technology issues.

Prior to starting his own firm, Charles worked for Cummings & Lockwood, a full-service, mid-sized law firm, in its Stamford, Connecticut office practicing in its commercial litigation and emerging technologies groups. His tenure at Cummings & Lockwood followed a one-year clerkship with a United States District Court Judge in Bridgeport, Connecticut and a two-year clerkship with the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of Indiana.

For more than fifteen years, Charles has been significantly involved in Internet and technology-related transactional matters and litigation throughout the United States at both the trial and appellate levels. In addition to appearing before federal circuit courts, he filed two writs for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court on Internet issues. He also drafted legislation seeking amendments to the Illinois eavesdropping statute as well as other Internet matters.

Charles currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois where he has taight privacy and technology courses and guest lectures. He also guest lectures at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois.

Most recently, Charles founded and serves as the co-host for Startup Radio, an online radio station providing business and legal information about startups and entrepreneurs.

Apart from practicing law, Charles has been an active member of the legal community. He has recently been appointed Chair of the Social Media & Gaming Committee for the International Technology Law Association. He served as Chair for the Intellectual Property Section of the Illinois State Bar Association and as a member of the Utah State Bar’s Cyberlaw Section.

Recently, Charles was selected for inclusion in the 2014 Illinois edition of Super Lawyers.

Lead Articles Editor, Quinnipiac Law Review (1996-1997). Co-Creator, President (1996). Vice President and Treasurer (1997), Quinnipiac Law and Technology Association; Scholarship (1995-1997). Recipient: Service to the Law School Award; Academic Excellence Award; Distinguished Academic Achievement Award for Law of the European Union, Fall 1996 and Jurisprudence, Spring 1997. Judicial Intern, The Honorable Alfred V. Covello, U.S. District Court Judge, USDC, District of Connecticut (1996). Extern, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce (1996). Judicial Clerk: The Honorable John T. Sharpnack, Chief Judge, Court of Appeals of Indiana (1997-1999); The Honorable Alan H. Nevas, U.S. District Court Senior Judge, USDC, Dist. of Conn. (1999-2000). Adjunct Faculty: Department of Political Science, IUPUI (1998-1999); University of Connecticut School of Law (2000); Department of Political Science, Quinnipiac College (1995-1997). Associate, Cummings & Lockwood (2000-2001). Founder and Member, Privacy Resolutions P.C. dba Mudd Law Offices (2001-); John Marshall Law School (2002-). 2nd Vice-President, Board of Directors, Northcenter Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, Illinois (2005).

(Also at Park City, Utah Office)

Areas of Practice (139)

  • Augmented Reality
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Computer Security
  • Crowdfunding
  • Cyber Law
  • Data Security
  • Domain Names
  • Cybersquatting
  • Drone Law
  • E-Commerce
  • Identity Theft
  • Information and Privacy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet Law
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation
  • Social Media
  • Space Law
  • Trade Secrets
  • Video Gaming Law
  • Virtual Reality
  • Technology Law
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Libel and Slander
  • Defamation
  • Libel Defamation
  • Media Libel
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Internet Technology
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Right of Privacy
  • Privacy Litigation
  • Privacy and Publicity
  • Right of Publicity
  • Brand Management
  • Trial Practice
  • Federal Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Enforcement
  • Content Licensing
  • Digital Signatures
  • Domain Name Infringement
  • Electronic Security
  • Internet Insurance
  • Internet Liability
  • Internet Licensing
  • Internet Litigation
  • Computers and Software
  • Business Law
  • Computer Fraud
  • Computer Law
  • Computer Technology
  • Computer Software Law
  • Information Technology
  • Information Technology Contracts
  • Information Technology Licensing
  • International Computer Law
  • Software Copyright
  • Software Licensing
  • Software Protection
  • Software Publishing Technology
  • Contracts
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Copyright Licensing
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Copyright Prosecution
  • Copyright Protection
  • Copyright Registration
  • Elder Law
  • International Copyright Law
  • Internet Copyright Law
  • Art Law
  • Cultural Property
  • Artists Rights
  • Entertainment Contracts
  • Entertainment Liability
  • Entertainment Finance
  • Entertainment Litigation
  • Interactive Multimedia Law
  • Fine Arts
  • Entertainment Syndication
  • Multimedia Law
  • Motion Picture Production and Distribution
  • Motion Picture Finance
  • Motion Pictures and Television
  • Music Licensing
  • Music Publishing
  • Art Fraud
  • Theater Law
  • Video Law
  • Civil Fraud
  • Fraud
  • Industrial Property
  • Electronic Intellectual Property
  • Industrial Models and Designs
  • Intellectual Property Infringement
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Procurement
  • Intellectual Property Prosecution
  • Intellectual Property Portfolio Management
  • International Intellectual Property
  • Literary Property
  • international Licensing
  • Internet Intellectual Property
  • Mechanical Intellectual Property
  • Merchandising
  • New Media Law
  • Medical Intellectual Property
  • Protection of Personality
  • Piracy
  • Proprietary Rights
  • Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property
  • Chemical Intellectual Property
  • Electrical Intellectual Property
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Internet Trademarks
  • International Trademarks
  • Trademark Arbitration
  • Trademark Licensing
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trademark Registration
  • Trademark Protection
  • Technology and Science
  • Aerospace Technology
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Aerospace Contracts
  • Aerospace Law
  • Technology Contracts
  • Technology Licensing
  • Privacy Law
  • Internet
  • Data Breach
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Gaming Law
  • E-Discovery
  • U.S. Supreme Court Litigation
  • Civil Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Purdue University, B.A., 1990; Purdue University, M.A., 1994
Law School Attended:
Quinnipiac College, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
Year of First Admission:
2005, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana; 2005, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; 2003, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; 2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2007, Utah, U.S. District Court, District of Utah and U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 2002, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1997, Indiana; 2000, Connecticut; 1999, Illinois; 2001, U.S. Supreme Court
Illinois State Bar Association (Ex-Officio 2013-2014, Chair 2012-2013, Vice-Chair 2011-2012, Secretary 2010-2011, Section Council, Intellectual Property Section); iTechLaw (Chair 2013-2014, Social Media and Gaming Committee, 15+ year Member ); American Bar Association (Co-Chair, Privacy and Computer Crime Cmte., Science and Technology Section, 2000-2001); Regional Bar Association (Co-Chair, Internet Law Section 2000-2001); Chicago Bar Association; Connecticut Bar Association (Vice-Chair, Computer Law Section, 2000-2001); Indiana State Bar Association (Chair, Membership Needs Subcmte., Internet and Electronic Commerce Cmte. 1998-1999)
Birth Information:
Louisville, Kentucky, 1968
Hobbies & interests:
Film, Genealogy, History
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (3 reviews)
  • 100% (3 recommendations)
  • Silver Client Champion
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  • Quality of Service

  • Value for Money

  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 11/08/18 in Contracts.

    I have been very lucky to work with Charles Mudd Jr. as my attorney and he has always been a very good counsel. In both creative and business areas of law, he has helped me immensely.

    I have been very lucky to work with Charles Mudd Jr. as my attorney and he has always been a very good counsel. In both creative and business areas of law, he has helped me immensely. Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 08/26/17 in Civil Litigation.

    Mr. Mudd delivered the highest quality of service and results. He demonstrated exceptional understanding and concern for my situation, and he made sure that my needs for privacy, discretion, and strategic thinking were met.

    Mr. Mudd delivered the highest quality of service and results. He demonstrated exceptional understanding and concern for my situation, and he made sure that my needs for privacy, discretion, and strategic thinking were met. Read less

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