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Steven M. Shape

Patent infringement Attorney at Chicago, IL

5.0   3 reviews

also known as Steve Shape, Steven Shape

  • State Years
    Illinois - IL 41 years
    Wisconsin - WI 15 years
  • Licensed for 41 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1982
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State WI
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Administrative Suspension No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Steven

Learn Steven’s areas of practice.

As a registered patent attorney, with a national patent,trademark, copyright, e-commerce, antitrust and trial practice, I serve asoutside corporate counsel for small and medium businesses.  I focus ondeveloping a trusted, go-to attorney-client relationship providing intellectualproperty counseling which includes prosecution, licensing, analysis and opinions,mediation, as well as litigation, when necessary.

 

I devote time to thoseindividuals and business that are beginning their business and marketing activitiesby providing trusted and practical assistance and advice from someone whoreally cares.  I will always return your phone calls and emails in atimely manner.  I approach a client relationship from a personal andtrusted perspective always priding myself on providing productive, efficientand successful attorney-client relationships.

 

I enjoy spending free timeflying (I am a private pilot), exercising as a registered ice hockey referee,and building and repairing computer systems, networks, and audio/videosystems.  I look forward to assisting you with your intellectual propertymatters.

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Location

Dennemeyer & Associates
2 North Riverside
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL, 60606

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Posted by Dean | December 5, 2014
Fine Patent and Trademark Attny
Steve Shape continues to do a great job for me. He is knowledgeable and has the answers to the hard questions in this rather complicated area of law.
Posted by Karen | December 5, 2014
Best Advice I Ever Received
Steven's insights and advice were extremely helpful to my company in positioning of our brand and protection of our intellectual property. Thank you for the great advice and service!
Posted by Charles | December 3, 2014
World Class Intellectual Property Representation
Thorough knowledge of patent law and procedures in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and in Europe. Steven has obtained several critical patents and trademarks for our business. Excellent communication, representation and rapport with our executive staff and engineers. The "go to" attorney for our business.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Dennemeyer & Assoicates
  • 2017 - Present
  • Partner
  • Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Partner
  • Jansson Munger McKinley & Shape Ltd.
  • 2008 - 2015
  • President
  • Steven M. Shape & Associates
  • 1994 - 2008
  • Vice President, Partner
  • Niro, Scavone, Haller & Niro
  • 1983 - 1994
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Education

  • DePaul University College of Law
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1982
  • Cambridge University
  • 1981
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • BS - Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering
  • 1979

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Dynex/Rivett Inc. v. Hampidjan
  • Confidential successful settlement stopping infringement
  • KENALL MANUFACTURING CO. v. H.E. WILLIAMS, INC.
  • Settled favorable to client
  • Ruud Lighting, Inc. v. Elcast Lighting, Inc. - 1:09-cv-01707
  • Settled in favor of Ruud Lighting with payment to Ruud.
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Associations

  • World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Member
  • 1979 - Present
  • Audio Engineering Society
  • Member
  • 1979 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Ditinguished Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Certified Trial Attorney
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • 2014
  • Distinguished Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Distinguished Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Distinguished Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Distinguished Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Distinguished Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Distinguished Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • Distinguished Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
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Speaking Engagements

  • University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana
  • Change in intellectual property law
  • 2014
  • University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana
  • Intellectual Property Law Overview
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

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Given (14)
Endorse Steven
Intellectual property Attorney | Aug 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Steve is simply the best intellectual property attorney."
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