Steven Paul Mandell

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Biography

Author: "Ethical and Regulatory Limits on Using the Media in High-Profile Cases," Media in the High Profile Cases, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Chicago Illinois, July 2008; "A Priest, a Rabbi and a Judge Speak to a Reporter," ABA Media, Privacy and Defamation Law Committee News, March 2008. Co-Author: "Drafting Software Licenses for Litigation," July 2008; "Drafting Software Licenses for Litigation," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago Illinois, August 2007; "Drafting Software Licenses for Litigation," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago Illinois, October 2006; "Survey of Illinois Privacy and Related Claims Against the Media," Media Law Resource Center, New York, New York, 2006-2007; "Survey of Illinois Privacy and Related Claims Against the Media," Media Law Resource Center, New York, New York, 2005-2006; "Survey of Illinois Privacy and Related Claims Against the Media," Media Law Resource Center, New York, New York 2004-2005; "Defamation Based Solely on Tone of Voice," Communications Lawyer, Vol. 16, No. 4, Winter 1999. Co-Author/Lecturer, "Drafting Software Licenses for Litigation," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago Illinois, October 2007. Panelist: "Legal Risks Facing Bloggers," Blog World Expo 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada; "New Legal Visions for the Evolving Media World" and "Trial Tales," 2008 Newspaper Association of America/National Association of Broadcasters/Media Law Resource Center Media Law Conference, Chantilly, Virginia; Pre-Trial Publicity, Media in the High Profile Case, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Chicago, Illinois, July 2008; "When Judge Attack!" The Implication of Defamation Actions by Judges Against the Media, Media and Law 21st Annual Seminar, Kansas City, Missouri, April 2008; "Representing Your Client in Software Performance and System Failure Claims," PLI Information Technology Litigation, New York, New York, May 2002. Lecturer: "Drafting Software and Trademark Licenses for Litigation," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago Illinois, October 2005; "Risk Management Issues Arising Out of the Publication of Controversial Content," Media and the Law, Kansas City, Missouri, April 2005; "Issues Arising Out of Celebrity Licensing," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago, Illinois, November 2004; "Issues Arising Out of Celebrity Licensing," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago, Illinois, November 2003; "Issues Arising Out of Celebrity Licensing," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago, Illinois, November 2002; ; "Issues Arising Out of Celebrity Licensing," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago, Illinois, November 2001; "Intellectual Property Risks Associated with Internet Publishing," Loyola University Medical Center Symposium, Chicago Illinois, March 2001; "Licensing Trademarks: Checklist and Practice Tips," American Conference Institute, Licensing Intellectual Property, New York, New York, November 2000 and San Francisco, California, 2000; "Liability For Online Content-What Are The Risks?" American Conference Institute Online Liability, Chicago, Illinois, October 2000; "Issues Arising Out of Celebrity Licensing," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago, Illinois, November 2000; "Pitfalls Associated with Licensing Characters, Celebrities and Other Intellectual Property," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago, Illinois, 1999; "Celebrity and Character Licensing," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago, Illinois, 1998; "Jurisdictional Issues Raised By Infringement On the Web-Where Can Infringers Be Sued?" ABA, Section of Intellectual Property Law Summer Conference, san Diego, California, June 1997; "Pitfalls in Licensing," PLI Understanding the Intellectual Property License, Chicago, Illinois, November 1997; "Common Pitfalls in Licensing," ABA, Section of Intellectual Property Law Summer Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 1998. Co-Lecturer: "The Internet-A Superhighway of Information or Liability," Risk and Insurance Management Society Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1997; "The Risk OF Being Wired and Protecting Your Techno Business," April 1998. Speaker, "Free at a Price: A Legal Perspective on User Generated Content," National Newspaper Association 122nd Annual Convention, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2008. Instructor, Legal and Writing, Georgetown University Law Center, 1981-1982. Moderator, Recent Development in Advertising Law, International Trademark Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 2001. Co-Chair, Licensing Intellectual Property, American Conference Institute, New York, New York, November 2000 and San Francisco, California, October 2000. Facilitator, "Protecting First Amendment in Challenging Times," NAA/NAB/MLRC Media Law Conference, Alexandria, Virginia, September 2006. Member, Board of Directors, Medical Research Institute Council, Children's Memorial Hospital.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Technology Law
  • Communications and Media
  • First Amendment Law
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(312) 251-1000  Phone
www.mandellmenkes.com
University Attended:
University of Wisconsin, B.B.A., with honors, 1979
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1982
Year of First admission:
1982
Admission:
1982, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar; 1991, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Memberships:
Chicago and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Intellectual Property; Communications Law Forum; Tort and Insurance Practice; Sports and Entertainment and Vice Chair, Media Law Defamation Torts Committee, Sections on: Tort and Insurance Practice, 2001; Central Division Co-Chair, Governing Board, Communications Law Section) Bar Associations; International Trademark Association and Media Law Resource Center (Firm Liaison).
Birth Information:
Rockford, Illinois, April 3, 1957
ISLN:
905211433

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