Speaker Profile

Robert H Newman
Partner / Winston & Strawn LLP

Robert (Rob) Newman is an intellectual property partner in Winston & Strawn LLP’s marketing, brand protection and privacy law practices, concentrating on marketing, copyright, trademark, e-commerce, privacy and related intellectual property matters. He counsels clients on traditional and digital advertising matters and has broad experience advising content creators and providers on the protection and commercialization of their music, literary and other creative properties, as well as negotiating music/content licenses and talent agreements for use in advertising and branded entertainment. Mr. Newman is an adjunct faculty member of Chicago-Kent College of Law and The John Marshall Law School’s Center for Intellectual Property, Information and Privacy Law. He teaches advertising and marketing law, e-commerce law and online behavioral targeting and tracking. Robert provides pro bono representation to several prominent music and arts organizations and is a member of the board of directors of Lawyers for the Creative Arts. Since 2010, he has served as a chair of the American Bar Association’s Internet and Privacy Subcommittee and he currently serves as a vice chair of the ABA’s Trademark Litigation Committee. Rob is also a member of the Intellectual Property Constituency of ICANN, the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Recording Academy.