David Van Der Laan

Locke Lord LLP

David Van Der Laan is an associate in the Chicago office of Locke Lord LLP where his practice focuses on litigating matters involving trademark and copyright infringement, false advertising, unfair competition, and trade secret misappropriation, as well as general commercial litigation.

Dave also helps clients obtain protection for their intellectual property, including federal registration of trademarks and copyrights. Dave regularly assists with Firm initiatives, ranging from the Pay It Forward Committee (which plans an annual Day of Volunteering in the Chicago office) to on-campus interviewing.

Representative Experience :

  • Lead associate defending utility against ejectment and breach of ‎contract claims, including trial of ejectment claim
  • Lead associate defending crane manufacturer against claims for ‎misappropriation of trade secrets and tortious interference with ‎contract
  • Lead associate defending manufacturer against trademark infringement ‎claims, resulting in denial of motions for temporary restraining order ‎and preliminary injunction
  • Assisted with securing a unanimous jury verdict for trademark ‎infringement, unfair competition, and false designation of origin on ‎behalf of a designer of luxury jewelry
  • Lead associate securing temporary restraining order and preliminary ‎injunction against client’s former independent contractor on the basis ‎of false advertising and trade secret misappropriation
  • Lead associate defending consultants against claims for aiding and ‎abetting breach of fiduciary duty
  • Represents trademark owners in maintenance and enforcement of their ‎trademark portfolios, including drafting and responding to pre-‎litigation “cease and desist” letters

Professional History:

  • Law Student Clerk to the Honorable Wayne R. Andersen of the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Affiliations :

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association

Education :

  • J.D., cum laude, Northwestern University School of Law
  • M.A., Arts Administration, Indiana University
  • B.M., Vocal Performance, magna cum laude, Hope College

Admissions : Illinois

Admitted To Practice :

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


Rate : $$$

What types of cases Attorney David Van Der Laan & Locke Lord LLP can handle?
Locke Lord LLP can handle cases related to laws concerning Copyright Application, Litigation, Business, Advertising, Intellectual Property, Trademark infringement. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
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