Bart A. Lazar

Mr. Lazar is a partner in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He counsels clients in intellectual property, data privacy and security, advertising, promotion and related matters. Mr. Lazar helps clients structure and implement strategies to comply with domestic and international data privacy and security laws and respond to actual and potential security breach incidents. Mr. Lazar works with clients to execute innovative social and traditional media promotional programs. He handles copyright, trademark, privacy and new media issues, including advertising, promotion, sweepstakes, marketing, computer software, data use, Internet, employee privacy, cybercrime and entertainment matters. Mr. Lazar helps clients identify, protect, commercialize and enforce intellectual property rights. He acts as lead and local counsel in copyright, trademark, counterfeiting and grey market/diversion, false advertising, unfair competition, computer fraud and abuse, and Internet-related litigation, and has obtained numerous ex parte temporary restraining orders and seizure orders to combat piracy. Mr. Lazar has handled numerous privacy matters before federal and state agencies, including defending the first Internet privacy case brought by the Federal Trade Commission and the first database security breach case brought by the New York Attorney General.

Mr. Lazar is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP). Bart was named 2011 IP Alumni of the year by the Chicago-Kent College of Law’s IP Society.

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Areas of Practice 1) Advertising, 2) Promotions & Sweepstakes, 3) Commercial Class Action Defense, 4) Commercial Litigation, 5) Copyright, 6) Healthcare Intellectual Property, 7) Healthcare Litigation, 8) Insurance, 9) Intellectual Property, 10) Internet Law and 11) Privacy & Data Security Law
Law School New York University School of Law (LL.M.,1987); Kent Law School - University of Kent ( J.D., 1986)
Education University of Chicago (B.A.,1982)
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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