Steven L. Wiser 

Steven L. Wiser is a senior litigator and an accomplished intellectual property practitioner. He practices in the area of intellectual property and business litigation. Mr. Wiser brings to the firm’s clients a broad range of legal experience. He is responsible for resolving a variety of business disputes for clients in federal and state courts for claims based on contract, trademark, copyright, trade secret, unfair competition, defamation, misappropriation, fiduciary duty, business tort, deceptive trade practices and the fraudulent transfer of assets.

Mr. Wiser’s practice involves negotiating and preparing intellectual property and related business agreements involving software development, master services and technology developing, marketing, product and media distribution contracts, Software as a Service (“SaaS”) and related information technology agreements. His day-to-day counsel involves advising clients with respect to sophisticated Internet transactions and strategies, privacy policies and website terms of use, trade secret protection and best practices. He audits, manages and enforces extensive corporate intellectual property portfolios, consisting of trademarks, copyrights, patents and trade secrets on behalf of domestic and international clients in the software and technology industries.

Mr. Wiser is admitted to practice in the States of Illinois and New York. He is admitted to practice before the US District Court of the Northern District of Illinois and is a member of the Federal Trial Bar. Mr. Wiser is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. He is a graduate of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law and received his LL.M. in Intellectual Property from the John Marshall Law School. His Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science was received from Loyola University, Chicago.

Mr. Wiser is an adjunct professor of law and the Director of the Trademark Clinic at The John Marshall Law School. He also teaches Copyright Law & Practice and Intellectual Property in International Business Organizations in the LL.M. program. He is a volunteer member of Lawyers for the Creative Arts.