Ilya G. Zlatkin

Ilya G. Zlatkin

Entertainment Lawyer
  • Entertainment & Sports Law, Intellectual Property, Trademarks
  • Illinois, Indiana
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Ilya focuses his practice on helping creatives, entrepreneurs, and growing businesses capitalize on their ideas. He has represented clients in a variety of corporate transactions throughout the United States and abroad. In particular, Ilya has leveraged his Belarusian roots, work experience in St. Petersburg, and Russian-language skills to facilitate mergers, acquisitions, and investments related to Eurasian markets.

Within the entertainment industry, Ilya has worked with companies and individuals operating in media ranging from film and television to music and radio. He has counseled clients in matters related to acquiring rights, raising capital, and commercializing intellectual property. He is on the board of Soft Cage Films, a nonprofit that empowers filmmakers to produce visually bold works with strong social justice messages. Ilya is also an associate board member of Chicago-based Lawyers for the Creative Arts, in which he actively participates as a volunteer.

In addition to his work as an attorney, Ilya has practical experience in the fields in which he operates. He has over half a decade of experience in law firm management. He also co-founded a production company, through which he and his partner have worked to develop their own screenplays and other creative projects. Ilya’s experiences with his own ventures allow him to relate to the vast majority of his clients – not just with respect to legal issues but also on a more fundamental level.

University of Richmond School of Law
J.D. | Intellectual Property Certificate
Honors: Cum Laude
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University of Virginia
B.A. (2010) | Economics, Foreign Affairs
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Professional Associations
Lawyers for the Creative Arts
Associate Board Member
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Chicago Bar Association
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Soft Cage Films NFP
Board Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Supreme Court of Illinois
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Indiana Supreme Court
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Entertainment & Sports Law
Intellectual Property
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Written
Contact & Map
Zlatkin Cann Entertainment
4245 N Knox Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
Telephone: (312) 809-8022
Fax: (312) 809-6918
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Meetings by appointment only