Chicago, IL 60603
include a heavy emphasis on international trademark prosecution, licensing and
litigation in 170 countries. Further emphasis on negotiation and intellectual
property counseling. During a recent three year period, personally filed and
prosecuted approximately 3% of all copyright cases filed in federal courts
nationwide. Numerous publications and public speaking engagements on subject of
intellectual property including presentations (in Spanish) to the Mexican
Corporate Bar Association in Mexico.
Hill & Simpson, P.C.–1987–August
Paper Tube & Can Co. Inc.–1978-1985
Position: President and Chief Operating Officer
company is the oldest (1898) manufacturer of paper
tubes, cores and composite cans in the United States.
Tew Theisen & Theisen–1982-1987
Of counsel. Responsibilities include handing civil litigation matters.
County State's Attorney–1973-1978
Position: Assistant State’s Attorney
extensive criminal appellate and trial practice in the Circuit Court of Cook
County, the Illinois Appellate Court and the Illinois Supreme Court. In felony
trial practice, engaged in more than seventy jury and bench trials as lead
counsel. Successfully prosecuted the first death penalty case (People of the
State of Illinois vs. William Roderick Hill) under the new Illinois capital
punishment statute (1977).