Riverwoods, Illinois, United States

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The guru of



Safeguarding Ideas, Relationships & Talent ®

David M. Adler is a lawyer with over 18 years experience guiding entrepreneurs, executives, creative professionals and organizations through the dynamic and sometimes murky legal challenges presented by the interrelated areas of Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secrets, Privacy, Information Security, Marketing & Advertising, Social Media, Digital Business, Regulatory Compliance, Litigation and Corporate-commercial transactions. David has been designated by his peers for five consecutive years as an Illinois SuperLawyer® in the areas of Intellectual Property and Entertainment & Media Law. David has significant in-house counsel experience managing the legal affairs of industry-leading software providers in the public relations and marketing industries, negotiating, and drafting enterprise-level Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) agreements, vendor and third-party contracts with a heavy emphasis on proprietary rights. He is a prolific writer maintaining a technology-focused blog ( and newsletter (Ping®) devoted to helping entrepreneurs and professionals identify, protect and monetize their creative content and ideas, and take advantage of the opportunities presented by today’s digital business platforms. Outside the practice of law, David was an Adjunct Professor teaching Music Law at DePaul College of Law, taught Entertainment Law and Introduction to E-Business at Columbia College Chicago, formerly chaired the Chicago Bar Association's Media & Entertainment Law Committee and is currently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Committee.