Speaker Profile

Jeff Wakolbinger
Partner / Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Jeff Wakolbinger is a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where he counsels a wide range of clients, from small-business owners to multinational corporations in fashion, tech, entertainment, pharmaceutical, hospitality, and other industries, on how to avoid litigation in matters involving trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, and false advertising.

Mr. Wakolbinger frequently undertakes pro bono representation of artists in matters referred by the legal-aid organization Lawyers for the Creative Arts, and regularly serves as an attorney volunteer at the Jose de Diego Legal Academy in connection with Legal Aid Chicago. He also serves on the Alumni Board of the University of Illinois College of Law and as an editor of The Trademark Reporter.

Before attending law school, Mr. Wakolbinger worked as a musician and recording engineer.