Kevin Parks, a Member at Leydig, Voit & Mayer, LTD., has over thirty years’ experience counseling clients and litigating in all areas of trademark and copyright law, including representation in trial and appellate courts and in proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and U.S. Copyright Office.
Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Mr. Parks founded SOUNDIES, a music licensing and consulting firm. Earlier, he was affiliated with intellectual property firms in New York and Chicago, and served as in-house Brand Counsel to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
Mr. Parks has been an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School since 2003, teaching coursework in music copyright and licensing. He writes and speaks regularly on current issues in music copyright and the music business, and is the author of Music & Copyright in America: Toward the Celestial Jukebox, published by the American Bar Association.