On March 7, 2012 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued notice to Mandell Menkes that it had concluded its investigation of a security breach involving protected health information (PHI) maintained by Mandell Menkes’ client, and did not intend to take any further action. The letter marked the • Read More »
Steve Baron will be one of the experts discussing what you should know about ads and promotions in 2012 and beyond. Read More >>
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press will partner with Mandell Menkes LLC for G-8 Summit in Chicago
The Reporters Committee is working with Mandell Menkes LLC to establish a hotline for journalists from around the world who will be covering the G-8 Summit in Chicago from May 15th through the 22nd. Hotline lawyers plan to work with police and public officials ahead of the political conventions and the G-8 Summit to help • Read More »
On September 15, 2011, Mandell Menkes partner Steve Baron served as a panelist for a program entitled “Do’s and Don’ts of Using Facebook and Other Social Media Sites to Market Your Brand,” presented by the Media Law Resource Center Adverising and Commercial Speech Committee.
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 »
On May 13, 2009, Mandell Menkes partner Steve Baron served as a panelist for a program entitled “Copyrights and Copywrongs for the Graphic Designer,” addressed to the American Institute of Graphic Arts in Chicago.
Steve Baron moderates program on intellectual property issues at Illinois State Bar Association seminar
On May 5, 2008, Mandell Menkes partner Steve Baron spoke to approximately 50 people attending the Illinois State Bar Association’s full-day seminar “What Every Lawyer Should Know About Intellectual Property.” Mr. Baron moderated the program and also spoke on the topic “The Basics of Privacy and Publicity Law.” If you would like to learn more • Read More »
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 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 »
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 »