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Mandell Menkes lawyer speaks at a seminar on publishing law

A Mandell Menkes lawyer recently presented a lecture entitled “Fact and Fiction: Defamation and Rights of Privacy/Publicity” to a trade association.   Steve Baron led the panel through a discussion outlining the various tort claims that publishers and authors commonly face, including defamation, privacy, publicity, and related actions, as well as providing tips on minimizing the • Read More »

Mandell Menkes on NPR

When NPR ran a story about an advertising agency’s complaint that the makers of the The Simpsons Movie stole the agency’s idea to turn the real world into the Simpson’s fictional world of Springfield, NPR turned to Steven Baron for legal advice.   Mr. Baron was interviewed by Elizabeth Blair on National Public Radio’s “Morning • Read More »

Mandell Menkes lawyers present commercial lending seminar

Mandell Menkes attorneys in the commercial lending practice gave a full day seminar at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago to an audience of bankers, banking attorneys and corporate financial officers. The Mandell Menkes lawyers were joined on the speaker’s platform by two prominent bankers whose institutions are clients of the firm.   Candelario Martinez, • Read More »

Mandell Menkes lawyer speaks at intellectual property conference

A Mandell Menkes LLC partner served as a panelist at a seminar sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association in Chicago entitled “What Every Lawyer Should Know About Intellectual Property.” Steven Baron presented a segment on the basics of privacy and publicity law, focusing on how to identify and protect clients against potential claims for • Read More »