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Mark E. Avsec

Partner
Vice-Chair, Innovations, Information Technology & Intellectual Property (3iP) Practice Group, 3iP Group Lead - Copyrights | Leader, Benesch 3D Printing Legal Team
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 Stands out for his ability to "jump in and give an opinion right away." - Benesch client, Chambers USA 2017

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 is also Co-Chair of Benesch’s Sports and Entertainment Group and leads Benesch’s 3D Printing Legal Team.

  • EDUCATION

    • Cleveland State University, 1992, B.A., Philosophy
      • summa cum laude
    • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1994, J.D.
      • magna cum laude
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
      • Volunteer Lawyer for the Arts (1996-2003)
    • Member, Board of Trustees, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
    • Board of Trustees, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Adjunct Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University ("Law of the Music Industry," 2003 - present)
    • Member, Leadership Cleveland's Class of 2014
    • Faculty Member, Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy
    • Member, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
    • Member, The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
    • Member, The Cleveland Federation of Musicians
    • Member, Visiting Committee of Cleveland State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences