Who We Are

Intellectual Property Zone
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David M. Adler, Esq., an Illinois SuperLawyer since 2013, is also an author, educator, entrepreneur and the founder of the Adler Law Group, a boutique Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Media law firm in Chicago, Illinois created with a specific mission: safeguarding its clients’ Ideas, Relationships and Talent.

Our services provide our clients with a competitive advantage by enabling them to leverage their intangible assets and creative content in order to drive innovation and increase overall business value.

We meet this challenge by providing legal counsel on issues related to creation, protection and commercialization of intangible assets, our comprehensive understating of the relevant law, our team of seasoned professionals and our client service philosophy.

In order to provide this level of strategic legal service, the core of our practice is organized around five major substantive areas of law: Intellectual Property Law, Commercial & Finance Law, Entertainment & Media Law, Corporate Law and Contract Law.

Mr. Adler has an extensive private-practice and in-house background counseling clients on corporate and intellectual property law, including corporation and LLC creation and finance, contract interpretation, drafting, negotiation and enforcement as well as copyright and trademark registration and enforcement. Mr. Adler also specializes in advising artistic talent and creative professionals in the arts, entertainment, media and sports industries.

He received his law degree from the DePaul University College of Law in 1997 where he wrote for the DePaul Arts & Entertainment Law Journal. He received a Bachelor of the Arts in English and a Bachelor of the Arts in History from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Outside the practice of law, Mr. Adler created and taught an undergraduate course on E-Business in the Arts, Entertainment & Media Management Department of Columbia College Chicago, chaired the Chicago Bar Association’s Start-up and Entrepreneurial Ventures Subcommittee, frequently contributes as a “guest expert” columnist for numerous online publications in the areas of ecommerce, intellectual property and small business and speaks to industry and trade groups and associations on these topics.

Publications & Presentations

David M. Adler is a prolific speaker and writer and though leader in the Security, Privacy, IT and and mobile industries. Click here to learn more about when he will be speaking.

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