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Antony J. McShane

Partner
amcshane@ngelaw.com
T: (312) 269-8486
F: (312) 578-2808

Antony J. McShane co-chairs Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Intellectual Property practice group. He focuses on the development, protection and enforcement of all forms of intellectual property. He helps Fortune 500 companies, emerging and established technology companies and social media startups manage the daily demands of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, patents, domain names and social media portfolios. He enforces their IP rights in federal and state courts throughout the country, and before administrative tribunals such as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Tony has served as an editor for the Trademark Reporter, published by the International Trademark Association, and as faculty of the International Trademark Association’s Trial Advocacy Workshop, which was sponsored by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. He has been an adjunct professor at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, where he taught a class on Intellectual Property Strategies for Managers of E-Commerce. He speaks frequently before industry and legal groups on intellectual property and social media strategies. He regularly conducts client seminars on identifying, developing and protecting intellectual property.

Tony has been recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2008, and in the World Trademark Review since 2013. Tony earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, and his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 1985)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.A., 1982)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1985

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit