Segal McCambridge understands the critical role intellectual property plays in clients’ business models, from how they operate to how they create their products and services to how they position themselves in the global economy.

Companies of all sizes rely on us for the preventative measures to protect their innovations – and when needed, the aggressive measures to defend them.

What We Do

We counsel on the full life cycle of intellectual property, from developing strategies that protect portfolios to successfully navigating infringement issues with strategies that meet our clients’ business goals.  

Segal McCambridge attorneys recognize the importance of proactive counseling involving all aspects of intellectual property protection including registration, enforcement actions and civil litigation.

We counsel on issues including:

  • Copyright litigation
  • Copyright registration
  • Defamation litigation
  • Lanham Act litigation
  • Licensing agreements
  • Patent litigation
  • Rights of publicity and privacy litigation
  • Trade dress litigation
  • Trade secret audits
  • Trade secret misappropriation litigation
  • Trademark and counterfeiting litigation
  • Trademark registration and maintenance
  • Unfair competition litigation under state laws

Who We Serve

  • Consumer products companies
  • Commercial products companies
  • Financial services companies
  • Manufacturers and distributors
  • Software companies
  • Sports and entertainment companies
  • Staffing agencies
  • Technology companies

How We Do It

Segal McCambridge attorneys are adept and agile at ensuring continuous, uninterrupted protection of our clients’ rights regardless of when those rights are affected.

We pride ourselves on our meticulous examination and assessment of the specific rights at issue, then determining the most efficient way to enforce them.

In each matter, we partner with clients to determine the best long-term course of action to protect and defend against a variety of IP issues, drawing on our deep experience resolving disputes in state and federal courts, as well as through mediation, arbitration and trial.


Stephen C. Bartholomew

Associate Chicago, IL

Mike A. Cohen

Associate Los Angeles, CA

Ilana S. Hanau

Shareholder New York, NY

David M. Hernandez

Shareholder Houston, TX

Matthew D. Kelly

Shareholder Chicago, IL

Joseph L. Kish

Shareholder Chicago, IL

Mandy Kolodkin

Shareholder Indianapolis, IN

Michael R. Luchsinger

Shareholder Chicago, IL

Mitchell P. Morinec

Shareholder Chicago, IL

Paul D. Motz

Shareholder Chicago, IL

Christina M. Putman

Shareholder Chicago, IL

Ronald A. Rosa

Of Counsel Jersey City, NJ

Jordan B. Rosenberg

Shareholder Jersey City, NJ

Andrew K. Weatherby

Senior Associate Houston, TX

Wesley T. Welmaker

Shareholder Houston, TX