NILES, IL, March 18, 2009 – Shure Incorporated announced that Vladimir Arezina has joined its Global Legal Services Division. Arezina will serve as Associate General Counsel in the Company’s Corporate Headquarters in Niles, Illinois.
“Vlad will be working on a broad spectrum of legal issues, although I expect a large portion of his time will be focused on patent and other intellectual property matters,” said Paul Applebaum, Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
Before joining Shure, Mr. Arezina practiced law as a Partner at the firm of Patti, Hewitt & Arezina LLC, a firm he helped to establish. Before that, he was Intellectual Property Counsel at WMS Gaming, Inc. His legal practice has covered a range of areas, including intellectual property, business transactions, and litigation.
Mr. Arezina holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Virginia, a law degree (J.D.) from George Mason University School of Law, and advanced law degrees (L.L.M.) in Intellectual Property and Information Technology from The John Marshall Law School.