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Seth Isaac Appel

Seth Isaac Appel

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property, Trademark Infringement, Copyright Infringement

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Licensed since 2004

  1. Intellectual Property: 34%
  2. Copyright Infringement: 33%
  3. Trademark Infringement: 33%

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Contact Info

Pattishall, Mcauliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP

311 S Wacker Dr Ste 5000
Chicago, IL, 60606-6631



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201108/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyPattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP2011 - Present
AttorneyHarvey Siskind LLP2004 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual PropertyN/A2013 - Present
Intellectual Property Law Association of ChicagoN/A2011 - Present
International Trademark AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Copyright Society of the USAN/A2004 - Present
American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law SectionN/A2004 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
AIPPI e-NewsRaging Bull Copyright Infringement Claim is Not Knocked-Out by Laches Defense, U.S. Supreme Court Holds2014
AIPPI e-NewsU.S. Supreme Court Holds Covenant Not to Sue Can Moot Trademark Invalidity Claim2013
AIPPI e-NewsU.S. Supreme Court Holds "First Sale" Doctrine Applies to Copies of a Copyrighted Work Lawfully Made Abroad,2013
The Trademark ReporterShoot First and Ask Questions Later? The Impact of MedImmune v. Genentech on Declaratory Judgment Actions in Trademark Disputes (co-author)2010
The Trademark ReporterThe Declaratory Judgment Response to a Cease and Desist Letter: 'First-to-File' or 'Procedural Fencing'? (co-author)2006


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Cornell UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
San Francisco Paralegal AssociationCopyright Basics2009
Napa Valley Artists AssociationCopyright: What Every Artist Should Know2009