Bethesda, MD- Legal Advantage, LLC, a leading provider of intellectual property and litigation support services, today announced that Jeffrey Sobek has been hired as the company’s Midwest Region Sales Director. Sobek will head up the company’s Chicago, Illinois location and will assume sales and marketing responsibilities for the company’s award winning patent illustration, patent research, patent translation, and IP trial graphics services for the states of Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Wisconsin.
Sobek, an attorney, has more than 8 years of sales experience in the Chicago technology marketplace, in addition to having previously held the position of General Counsel of a Chicago telecommunications company. He graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University and earned his Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School. While in law school, Sobek was a member of The John Marshall Law Review and had the honor of publishing his article entitled “Balancing Individual Privacy Rights and the Rights of Trademark Owners in Access to the WHOIS” in the Fall 2004 John Marshall Law Review. Sobek also received an L.L.M. (Masters of Laws) with Honors in Information Technology and Privacy Law from The John Marshall Law School in May of 2008.
“We expect Jeff to be a great addition to our team and an important asset to our customers,” said David Hemperly, Legal Advantage’s Vice President of Business Development. “His knowledge of the legal process, experience as a legal professional and sales expertise are a unique combination of skills that will add additional value to the services Legal Advantage offers to our clients,” Hemperly added.
ABOUT LEGAL ADVANTAGE: Legal Advantage’s mission is “To help Inventors the World Over Protect Their Ideas and Realize Their Dreams.” For nine years Legal Advantage has assisted intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, and individual inventors in fulfilling this mission. Legal Advantage is a leader in Prior Art Searches (patentability, freedom to operate (FTO), clearance, validity, invalidity, infringement and landscape analysis), Patent Illustration (Patent Drawing) and Design Services, technical translations (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and over 20 other languages), patent trial graphics, and research. The real benefits derived from these services include reduced costs, faster project completion, and a higher quality end-product deliverable.
Founded by seasoned intellectual property attorneys and litigators, Legal Advantage combines unparalleled dependability, accuracy, and client service – resulting in a stellar client retention rate that is among the highest in the industry.
Legal Advantage is headquartered in the Washington DC suburb of Bethesda, MD and has offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Hyderabad, Ottawa, and Toronto.