CHICAGO – The law firm Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., which also operates in Belleville and St. Louis, is expanding its practice in Chicago with the addition of attorney Todd S. Parkhurst, who has joined the firm as Of Counsel and is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.
Most recently a partner with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd., in Chicago, Parkhurst has more than 40 years of experience in litigation, transactions and counseling in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law. Previously, he created and led the intellectual property practices in Chicago at the law firms Jenner & Block, Schiff Hardin and Holland & Knight LLP.
Parkhurst has handled intellectual property litigation involving computer software, video games, hand and machine tools, electronic lighting controls and numerous other devices. His copyright infringement litigation experience includes games, books, financial transactions software and illegal movie downloads.
Parkhurst has registered hundreds of trademarks and prepared numerous use and infringement opinions.
He earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and he holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.