Bart A.Lazar


Bart counsels clients in intellectual property, data privacy and security, advertising, promotion and related matters.

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Bart helps clients structure and implement strategies to comply with domestic and international data privacy and security laws and respond to actual and potential security breach incidents. He works with clients to execute innovative social and traditional media promotional programs. He handles copyright, trademark, privacy and new media issues, including advertising, promotion, sweepstakes, marketing, computer software, data use, Internet, employee privacy, cybercrime and entertainment matters.

Bart helps clients identify, protect, commercialize and enforce intellectual property rights. He acts as lead and local counsel in copyright, trademark, counterfeiting and grey market/diversion, false advertising, unfair competition, computer fraud and abuse, and Internet-related litigation, and has obtained numerous ex parte temporary restraining orders and seizure orders to combat piracy. Bart has handled numerous privacy matters before federal and state agencies, including defending the first Internet privacy case brought by the Federal Trade Commission and the first database security breach case brought by the New York Attorney General.

Bart assists clients in investigating cybercrime, trademark counterfeiting, criminal copyright infringement and other white collar crime and has successfully pursued civil litigation (including ex parte seizure, temporary restraining orders and asset restraint orders) to combat white collar crime including obtaining substantial settlements and judgments for clients. Bart’s efforts have also resulted in successful federal and state criminal prosecutions in cybercrime (e.g. hacking, phishing, extortion), trademark counterfeiting and felony theft (e.g. kickbacks).

  • LLM, New York University School of Law
    Trade Regulation
  • JD, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

    With honors
    Winner, Local Nathan Burkan Award for Best Copyright Law Article

  • BA, University of Chicago
    Social Sciences
  • Illinois
  • New York
  • US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • US District Court, District of Colorado
  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • US District Court, District of Nebraska
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin