Vladimir I. Arezina

Senior Counsel
T: (312) 269-8466
F: (312) 429-3521

Vladimir I. Arezina is senior counsel in Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions practice group. He brings a wealth of law firm and in-house legal experience to his role. Through his strong business acumen, Vlad understands his clients’ business objectives, and delivers understandable, on-point and business-enabling legal advice to drive his clients’ goals.

Vlad is a registered patent attorney and advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property law. He has represented clients in both litigation and transactional matters involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and unfair competition. Vlad has extensive experience in licensing, portfolio analysis, infringement and invalidity analyses, and due diligence. He also has expertise in information technology, advertising, media, internet and cyberspace legal issues.

Vlad represents clients in a wide array of business and transactional legal matters. He has strong commercial contracting skills, and has negotiated assorted business agreements, including consulting, development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, management, licensing and confidentiality agreements. Vlad has broad litigation experience, including commercial and business disputes. He also advises clients on a variety of business issues, including mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, employment, and regulatory matters. His diverse background and general counseling skills allow Vlad to assist clients with an extensive range of legal needs.

Vlad previously served as associate general counsel for a leading manufacturer of professional audio products, where he provided intellectual property and general counseling advice. He also served as in-house counsel for a leading casino gaming manufacturer. In these roles, Vlad strategically managed intellectual property matters and was responsible for a large variety of commercial legal matters.


  • John Marshall Law School, The (Chicago) (LL.M., Intellectual Property, 2002), with honors
  • John Marshall Law School, The (Chicago) (LL.M., Information Technology, 2002)
  • George Mason University (J.D., 1997)
  • University of Virginia (B.S., 1994)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Virginia (Inactive)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

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