Robert H. Newman counsels clients in connection with privacy, data security, marketing, e-commerce and other intellectual property matters. He advises major brands, advertising agencies and digital media companies on all aspects of their consumer marketing communications, commercialization and enforcement of intellectual property portfolios, and litigation risk avoidance relating to IP, marketing and emerging technologies. A trusted business advisor, Mr. Newman works closely with clients to protect their creative advantages in the following areas: data privacy and security; advertising, marketing and promotions; trademarks and brand protection; IP transactions, licensing and e-commerce; IP disputes and litigation; and talent, music and copyright issues. Robert also counsels content creators and providers on the protection and commercialization of their creative properties. He 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. Mr. Newman teaches courses on advertising and marketing law, e-commerce, and behavioral tracking and targeting. In addition to his leadership and involvement in various professional associations in the privacy, IP and branding arena, Robert is also actively involved in pro bono service on behalf of several prominent music and arts organizations.