Evan D. BrownHinshaw & Culbertson | Attorneys | Evan D. Brown
...Evan D. BrownAssociate
litigation practice is focused on commercial and intellectual property litigation at both the state and federal levels.He
is experienced in trademark and copyright law, and advises his
clients on these matters, as well as others relating to law and technology.Mr. Brown has a substantial background in intellectual property laws and how they govern the distribution of content over the Internet.He
also drafts software licenses and other intellectual property-related agreements.Mr. Brown is the author and publisher of InternetCases.com, a weblog that tracks current developments in Internet and technology law.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUNDMr. Brown joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in January 2006.Previously he was for three and a half years an associate with Davis McGrath LLC in Chicago.Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Brown worked as an attorney editor with Lexis-Nexis, and was in private practice for one year in Denver, Colorado.
During law school, Mr. Brown
served a series of clerkships with multiple firms in Denver.Mr. Brown is a past member of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) and former chair of its Internet Law Committee.His
other professional associations include the Chicago Bar Association
(Vice Chair, Cyberlaw and Data Privacy Committee) and the Chicago-Lincoln Inn of Court.
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONSMr. Brown is the legal correspondent to Veoh Networks' weekly Internet television series, "Viral."Mr. Brown
also writes a monthly case law column for Aspen Publishing's Journal of Internet Law
.In addition, he
has been quoted and featured in articles published by Law.com, Chicago Tribune
(and its Redeye edition), Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Chicago Lawyer, Echo Magazine
, CBA Record, Inside Counsel, InfoWorld
, Los Angeles Daily Journal
and Wired Magazine.His
other publications include:
"Immunity Under the Communications Decency Act: Effective Defense Tool for Internet-based Tort Claims
," The Business Suit, a publication of the Defense Research Institute's
Commercial Litigation Committee, March 2007.
is also a frequent speaker on topics relating to the use and distribution of intellectual property on the Internet.His
"Starting Up: What's the Deal with Legal and Accounting?," TECH Cocktail Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 2008.