Speaker Profile

Robert H Newman
Partner / Winston & Strawn LLP

Rob Newman is a partner in Winston & Strawn LLP’s advertising, marketing, and brand protection group and concentrates on counseling clients in marketing, e-commerce, privacy, trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property matters. Rob is an adjunct faculty member of Chicago-Kent College of Law and The John Marshall Law School’s Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law. He teaches courses on advertising and marketing law and online behavioral targeting and tracking. Rob counsels clients on interactive and digital advertising matters, including, behavioral advertising, “big data” matters, mobile marketing, digital media buy agreements, and programmatic advertising matters.  Rob also has extensive experience advising content creators and content providers on the protection and commercialization of their music, literary, and other creative properties, as well as negotiating music and content licenses and high-level talent agreements for use in advertising and branded entertainment. In addition, Rob regularly advises clients on the selection and availability of trademarks, counsel’s client on domain name and new gTLD matters, assists with the development of branding strategies, handles trademark prosecution, and manages trademark portfolios for clients in a broad range of industries. Rob’s experience also includes copyright, trademark, false advertising, domain name, defamation, right of publicity, and unfair competition disputes and litigation.