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Languages spoken: German

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  1. Intellectual Property: 100%
    22 years, 150 cases

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Much Shelist, P.C.

191 N Wacker Dr Ste 1800
Chicago, IL, 60606-1631


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199611/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Moot Court Honor BoardUniversity of Miami School of Law1993
Dean's ListUniversity of Miami School of Law1993
Vice President, Appellate AdvocacyUniversity of Miami School of Law1993
ABA National Appellate Advocacy Team, 10th Place (National)American Bar Association1993
Dean's ListUniversity of Miami School of Law1992
Moot Court Honor BoardUniversity of Miami School of Law1992
Vice President, Appellate AdvocacyUniversity of Miami School of Law1992
Dean's ListUniversity of Miami School of Law1991
Dean's ListUniversity of Miami Shool of Law1990
Zertifikat Deutsch Prufung (Certificate in German)Goethe Institute, Frankfurt, Germany1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal and Chair of IP & Technology PracticeMuch Shelist, P.C.2008 - Present
PartnerMcCracken & Frank, LLP2007 - 2008
Counsel, Technology Sourcing PracticeMayer Brown Rowe & Maw2004 - 2007
Counsel, Technology Sourcing PracticeMayer Brown, LLP1997 - 2007
AssociateSeyfarth Shaw1996 - 1997
PartnerWilson, Johnson, Jaffer & Kunick1993 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Community ThreadsBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Des Plaines Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of AmericaUnit Commissioner2010 - Present
United States Supreme CourtAdmitted to Practice1996 - Present
Licensing Executives SocietyCertified Licensing Professional1996 - Present
United States Patent and Trademark OfficeAdmitted to Practice1994 - Present
University of Wisconsin Alumni AssociationGerman International Alumni Co-Chair1993 - 1996
Publication nameTitleDate
Inside CounselMaintaining Rights to IP Assets in an Outsourcing Deal2012
Inside CounselOrchestrating the Landing of an Outsourcing Relationship2012
Inside CounselSoftware Licensors Must Take Caution when Licensing Outside the U.S.2012
Inside CounselLegal considerations when licensing software in Europe2012
Inside CounselBeware of the seller’s privacy policy when transferring personally identifiable information2012
Inside CounselE-discovery under HIPAA and HITECH adds wrinkles to healthcare litigation2012
Inside CounselA practical approach to open source software licensing2012
Inside CounselThe promises and perils of the cloud2012
Inside CounselOrchestrating the Take-off of an Outsourcing Relationship2012
National Law ReviewNavigating the Cloud: Minefields in the Uncharted Territory of Cloud Computing2011
Managing Intellectual PropertyNavigate the cloud: The uncharted territory of cloud computing can present potential IP minefields for companies2011
National Law ReviewDon't Gamble with Internet Sweepstakes2010
National Law ReviewFTC Announces that it is Delaying Enforcement of the Red Flags Rule until December 31, 20102010
National Law ReviewBusinesses at Risk: Protecting Your Valuable Data (Part 1)2010
National Law ReviewTransferring Personally Identifiable Information in Bankruptcy: Beware the Debtor’s Privacy Policy2010
National Law ReviewWhat Lies Ahead? Business and Legal Issues in the Coming Decade2010
National Law ReviewBusinesses at Risk: Protecting Your Valuable Data (Part 2)2010
National Law ReviewBusinesses at Risk: Protecting Your Valuable Data (Part 3)2010
National Law ReviewProtecting Your IP in a Troubled Economy: A Modest (and Cost-Effective) Proposal2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Wisconsin, MadisonIndustrial and Systems EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WebcastCloud Computing & E-Discovery: A Benefit & Risk Analysis2013
Emerging Issues Law Community PodcastJames Kunick of Much Shelist on Cloud Computing2011