Steven M Shape

Intellectual Property Attorney Registered in Illinois and Wisconsin
Contact: 847.283.0900
Law School: DePaul University College of Law - DePaul University


About Steven M Shape
I have practiced intellectual property law since 1982. I represent clients in intellectual property litigation, and in United States and international prosecution matters. My litigation experience involves patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition and trade secrets.

Technical expertise includes audio and video circuitry, computer hardware and software, database systems, electronic commerce, electronic discharge machining (EDM), multimedia and digital communications, online auction technology, semiconductor devices, telecommunications, and the general mechanical arts.

I have managed corporate transactions involving the transfer of intellectual property and licensing rights, infringement and validity opinions. Construction and management of intellectual property licensing programs, and counseling are also areas of my practice.

Licensed in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin
Admitted to many federal courts, the United States Supreme Court, and United States Patent & Trademark Office.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
Professional Experience
Member, Illinois State Bar
DePaul University College of Law - DePaul UniversityJ.D.Law
University of Illinois - Urbana-ChampaignB.S.Electrical Engineering
Professional Activities
Member Wisconsin Bar Association 2008-Current
Member American Bar Association 2007-Current
Member American Intellectual Property Law Association 1982-Current
Member Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago 1982-Current
Member Illinois State Bar Association 1982-Current
BV Distinguished, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated
Peer Review Rated Distinguished, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated


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Jansson Shupe & Munger LTD.
207 East Westminster
Suite 205
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Telephone: 847.283.0900
Jansson Shupe & Munger LTD
245 Main Street
Racine, WI 53403
Telephone: 262.632.6900