Mark E. Avsec is a partner and Vice-Chair of the Innovations, Information Technology & Intellectual Property (3iP) Practice Group of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP. He leads Benesch’s 3D Printing Legal Team. Mr. Avsec provides general legal support to various types of manufacturing companies, technology and software companies, consumer products companies, and media, music, film, creative content, and content distribution companies. His practice focuses on complex technology licensing deals involving creative content, 3D-printing industry-related counseling, copyright, trademark, and trade dress litigation, copyright and trademark prosecution, fair use and rights of publicity/privacy counseling, and celebrity endorsements.
Mr. Avsec is a ranked lawyer in Chambers USA 2015 and Chambers USA 2016, and has been named an Ohio “Super Lawyer” for Intellectual Property several times. He is a frequent speaker on 3D printing topics and is a member of the Northeast Ohio Additive Manufacturing Cluster Implementation Steering Committee.