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Jason W. Gordon

Jason W. Gordon

Counsel

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2006, J.D.
  • University of Iowa, 2003, B.A.

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of Illinois

Jason is a member of the firm's Entertainment & Media Group. He represents advertising agencies, Fortune 100 brands, media companies, consumer packaged goods companies, and other advertisers in all aspects of advertising, marketing, new media, branding, privacy, mobile marketing, behavioral advertising, right of publicity, and traditional trademark and copyright prosecution and counseling.

His practice includes the review of advertising copy, advising with regard to issues such as claim substantiation, false advertising and related intellectual property and privacy/publicity issues, and negotiating and drafting a broad array of contracts, including agency/client agreements, media buying agreements, sponsorship agreements and talent agreements. In the new media area, his practice includes drafting and advising on contracts related to social media, blogging, mobile marketing, behavioral advertising, app development and execution, music licensing, and charitable solicitations. In the intellectual property area, he advises on the protection, maintenance, and licensing of copyrights and trademarks. He also advises clients on sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions.

Jason also has experience in resolving complex issues and disputes raising false advertising, unfair competition, copyright infringement, misappropriation of ideas, e-commerce, and contract concerns.

Jason is an adjunct professor at Chicago Kent College of Law. He is teaching Advertising and Marketing Law. 

Employment History

  • 2016 - Reed Smith LLP
  • 2008 - Winston & Strawn

Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Illinois Emerging Lawyer
  • 2016 Illinois Emerging Lawyer

Professional Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Section
  • Volunteer attorney at Lawyers for the Creative Arts
  • The Recording Academy
  • The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • The Chicago Bar Association
  • The JUF Young Leadership Division