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Adam E Urbanczyk

Adam E. Urbanczyk

Adam E Urbanczyk has represented tech startups, film producers, software companies, national shipping lines, marketing firms, landlords, IT distributors, and consultants in defense, and pursuit, of commercial actions.  Adam has produced favorable outcomes for plaintiffs and has obtained dismissals and removals based on artful pleading, lack of standing, and preemption in state and federal courts in Illinois.

Adam has represented clients in pre-suit discovery actions and subsequent lawsuits involving defamation and various invasions of privacy in the context social media and website fora.

In his intellectual property practice, Adam has represented plaintiffs and defendants in disputes involving copyright infringement, trademark infringement, cyber-squatting, computer tampering.  Adam has experience counseling clients regarding the protection, transaction, and enforcement of their patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and other intellectual property interests.

 

Adam has argued in the Illinois Supreme Court, Illinois Court of Appeals (Second District), Illinois circuit courts, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

 

Before law school, Adam worked as a lethality and survivability systems engineer with General Dynamics Land Systems.

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Adam Edward UrbanczykReviewsout of 13 reviews
Selected Cases

Midland Industries, Inc. v. Volkswagen Automotive Group, Inc., No. 15-cv-08610 (NDIL)
– represented plaintiff in class action involving breach of contract and consumer fraud violations related to defendant’s utilization of “defeat devices” and Clean Air Act violations

Pavlik Pravtchev v. BIT Media Group, LLC, No. 14-M1-136654 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained favorable result for independent contractor-plaintiff in breach of contract action against Bulgarian internet television programming distributor.

Svenson v. Google and Google Payment Corp., No. 13-cv-4080 (NDCA)
– represented plaintiff in class action involving breach of contract, consumer fraud, and Stored Communications Act violations related to consumer data disclosed during Google Wallet payment transactions

Freightquote, Inc. v. Frieght-Base Services, Inc., et al., No. 11-cv-2121 (NDIL)
– obtained favorable result for defendant merchandise importer and distributor

Coach, Inc. v. Fashionsinabag.com, Inc., No. 10-cv-07147 (NDIL)
– vacated default judgment and obtained favorable result for defendant in trademark infringement and cybersquatting action

TRT Transportation, Inc. v. Chicago Trolley Rentals, Inc., et al., No. 11-cv-3693 (NDIL)
– acted as local counsel for plaintiff in trademark infringement and unfair competition action

Airoom v. Demi & Cooper, Inc., et al., 09-cv-4205 (NDIL)
– obtained dismissal of federal claims for defendant / counterclaimant and removal of action to state court under artful pleading doctrine

Flava Works, Inc. v. Bonic, et al., No, 11-cv-5100 (NDIL)
– severed defendants in multi-party copyright infringement case under misjoinder theory

O.A. Cargo, Inc. v. O.A. Cargo Chicago, Inc., et al., No. 12-cv-5763 (NDIL)
– represented defendant in trademark infringement and unfair competition case

Stalelife, Inc. v. Porreca, No. 10-L-5747 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained favorable result for plaintiff in breach of contract case involving web developer

Lasker v. Lasker, No. 12-L-3578 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff in limited liability company dissolution dispute involving breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, tortious interference with prospective economic advantage, and violation of Illinois Limited Liability Company Act, 805 ILCS § 180/15-20

Silver Road Incorporated v. Red Frog Events, LLC, No. 11-cv-0621 (DMD)
– represented defendant / counterclaimant in breach of contract action involving campground and parking lease for fitness event

M2 Media Group, Inc. v. Treasure Hunters Roadshow & Associates, Inc., No. 10-L-12186 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained favorable result for plaintiff in breach of contract action involving allegations of client’s failure to pay for services rendered

Resort Rental, LLC v. Hoteblox, LLC, No. 11-cv-2560 (DNJ)
– represented defendant / counterclaimant in hotel inventory acquisition services dispute

PCH Hotels and Resorts v. Hotelblox, LLC, No. 11-cv-902092 (Circuit Court of Jefferson County, AL)
– obtained favorable result for defendant in breach of contract action involving resort inventory services

Hack v. Shorekare, LLC, No. 10-L-3285 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff in breach of contract action involving breach of a commercial lease

Pirtle v. Avval, Inc., et al., No. 12-SC-1285 (Circuit Court of DuPage County, IL)
– represented defendant in Illinois Wage Payment and Collections Act dispute

McCarty v. Aul, No. 11-SR-0431 (Circuit Court of DuPage County, IL)
– obtained favorable settlement and IP assignment for defendant in contractor small claims dispute

Demi & Cooper, Inc. v. Lauren Komos-Deane, et al., No. 10-L-2706 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained favorable result for plaintiff in breach of contract, business tort, and trade secret misappropriations action involving employee departure to client

Airoom v. Demi & Cooper, Inc. et al., No. 11-L-1705 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained repeated dismissal of business tort and unfair competition claims against defendant / counterclaimant in dispute involving web developer service provider

B2B Computer Products, LLC v. Techzone, Inc., et al., No. 10-CH-3947 (Circuit Court of DuPage County, IL)
– obtained favorable result for defendant in business tort and trade secret misappropriation action involving acquisition of IT sales personnel

Blake v. Hofherr, et al., No. 11-CH-42550 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff in action involving breach of fiduciary duty and accounting action against former band members and alleged interference with ASCAP accountings

Morrissey v. Lauer, No. 08-L-14206 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained favorable result for third-party defendant in fraud action

Robert A. Fajardo, M.D., S.C. v. Robbins, No. 12-M1-131192 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained favorable result for defendant in small claims collection action

Hahn v. AT&T Internet Services, Inc., No. 11-L-2853 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained identity of husband of believed source of online defamation on Blogspot.com forum

Hahn v. Yahoo!, Inc., No. 10-L-7432 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained relevant discovery (e.g., IP addresses) in pre-suit discovery action involving online defamation on Blogspot.com forum

Van Dyke v. Cheaterville, Inc., No. 11-L-11115 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained identity of ex-girlfriend slanderer on dating website in the course of pre-suit discovery action

Sutherland v. Kenan, No. 12-L-5377 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff in defamation action involving allegations of illegal drug distribution and FCRA violations

Sayeed v. PFMSmackdown, et al., No. 11-L-1432 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained relevant data in pre-suit discovery action concerning online defamation on Toppix.com and Hipinion.com

Rykoff v. Drechslser, et al., No. 11-CH-21551 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff in defamation action involving veterinarian and animal rescue shelter

Lo v. King, No. 11-L-2599 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff in LinkedIn impersonation and defamation action

Lo v. LinkedIn, Inc., No. 10-L-5723 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained identifying information in pre-suit discovery action involving LinkedIn impersonation and defamation

Bonhomme v. St. James, 970 N.E. 2d 1 (Ill. 2012)
– represented plaintiff in action before circuit, appellate, and Illinois Supreme Court involving original “catfishing” online impersonation and defamation

McCafferty v. Yahoo!, Inc., et al., No. 10-L-12187 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained identifying information in pre-suit discovery action involving email slander

Demeke v. McCormick, No. 11-L-5764 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff in invasion of privacy action involving Facebook impersonation

Demeke v. Facebook, Inc., No. 10-L-9904 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained identifying information in pre-suit discovery action involving Facebook impersonation

Czuma v. Motto, No. 11-L-5411 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff, and obtained identifying information in, defamation and invasion of privacy action involving Facebook impersonation

Haider v. Malik, et al., No. 10-L-12878 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff in multi-defendant defamation and invasion of privacy suit

Pretto v. 1&1 Mail & Media, Inc., No. 11-L-7563 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained identifying information in pre-suit discovery action involving anonymous email threats

Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago v. Yelesijevich, No. 11-M1-706302 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained eviction and restitution in breach of commercial lease action

Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago, v. Laidlaw, No. 09-M1-203639 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained favorable result in breach of commercial lease action

Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago v. Gonella, et al., No. 09-L-14220 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– represented plaintiff in breach of commercial lease action

LLJ Holdings, LLC v. Hunter and Winter, No. 14-M1-715329 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

LLJ Holdings, LLC v. Sanders, No. 14-M1-715328 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

LLJ Holdings, LLC v. Capers, No. 15-M1-716973 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

AMEX FSB v. David Zoltan and Cantina Forward, Inc., No. 15-M1-104306 (Circuit Court of Cook County, IL)
– defended borrowers in creditor collections action

LLJ Holdings, LLC v. Walter Graham, 15-M1-714802 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

Dreim Partners One LLC v. Harbin, No. 16-M1-704383 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

LLJ Holdings, LLC v. Margaret Crawford, 16-M1-709867 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

LLJ Holdings LLC v. Rafiat Lawal, 16-M1-713385 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

LLJ Holdings, LLC v. Dwayne Mallet, 16-M1-709571 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

LLJ Holdings, LLC v. Shantae Strickland, 16-M1-710411 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

LLJ Holdings LLC v. Modinat Lawal, 16-M1-713387 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

LLJ Holdings, LLC v. Natasha Dinwidde and Unknown Occupants, 16-M1-719554 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

Dreim Partners One LLC v. Williams, et al., 2016-M1-721346 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– obtained eviction and monetary judgment for plaintiff in landlord / tenant dispute

Saez Bruner Capital Group v. HotelBlox LLC, 16-L-10277 (Circuit Court of Cook County)
– represented defendant / counter-plaintiff in web development consulting services dispute