David Brezina

  • Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks...
  • Illinois
Claimed Lawyer Profile

David C. Brezina is of Counsel in the Chicago office of Ladas & Parry LLP. As an Intellectual Property law practitioner he has developed well-balanced experience handling patent, trademark and copyright matters. His litigation experience includes multifaceted cases having issues of patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright, trade secret, advertising and competition, especially where those issues intersect and overlap. He has appeared in more than 100 lawsuits, and settled others without appearing. He has also taught graduate and undergraduate law courses and delivered continuing education presentations covering these topics. With this experience in prosecuting and litigating intellectual property matters as well as negotiating and strategic counseling, Dave enjoys helping clients solve problems at whatever level the solution is needed.

Cornell College
John Marshall Law School
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (1978) | Law
Honors: With Honors
Professional Experience
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Lee, Mann, Smith, McWilliams, Sweeney & Ohlson
Management Committee Chair, 1995
Articles & Publications
Looking With An Equitable Lens at Hold-ups of Standard Setting: Qualcomm v. Broadcom's Remedy for Misuse
ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
Dicta Rising to Doctrine: Independent Ink Resolving The Presumption Of Market Power from Patents Used in Antitrust Tie-ins
ISBA Section on Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law
Numerals as Trademarks
US Trademark Association (now International Trademark Association)
Speaking Engagements
The Law of Web Marketing -- Not Just for Geeks Anymore, 54th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Chicago, IL
The John Marshall Law School
Strategies and Trends in Intellectual Property Law Damages, Commercial Litigation Committee, Chicago, IL
Chicago Bar Association
Electronic Discovery from a Professional Responsibility Perspective, Legal Ethics in Illinois, Chicago, IL
National Conference of Law Reviews
Quantitative Information in Law Review Articles, National Conference of Law Reviews, Chicago, IL
National Conference of Law Reviews
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar # 3121581
American Bar Association
Bohemian Lawyers Association of Chicago
Chicago Bar Association
Chair, Patent, Trademark, Copyright Committee
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
7th Circuit
9th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Appeals
  • Aviation
  • BTech
  • Business
  • Energy, Telecommunications and Utilities
  • Entrepreneurial Services
  • General Civil
  • Jury Research and Settlement Analysis
  • Litigation
  • Nanotechnology
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Technology
Contact & Map
224 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604
Toll-Free: (312) 427-1300
Telephone: (312) 408-2532