Samuel Fifer is a partner in the Chicago office of Dentons, the world’s largest law firm with more than 6,500 lawyers in 120 offices across 52 countries.
Mr. Fifer’s practice includes intellectual property, and entertainment and media law, including litigation and counseling. He is the former chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology practice. He has advised a wide range of clients in trademark selection, registration, protection and enforcement as well as in creating and maintaining programs for identifying, protecting, and promoting intellectual property within companies.
In the field of entertainment law, Sam has advised clients in the areas of motion picture, theatrical and television production and distribution, music, newspaper, magazine and book publishing and syndication and talent and employment agreements and advertising compliance and promotion law. In the area of media law, Sam has advised clients and handled precedent?setting litigation in the areas of defamation, rights of privacy and publicity, access to courts, reporters’ rights, subpoena defense and freedom of information.
EDUCATION: Northwestern University, B.S.; DePaul University College of Law, J.D.