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.
About Shure Incorporated
Founded in 1925, Shure Incorporated (www.shure.com) is widely acknowledged as the world's leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics. Over the years, the Company has designed and produced many high-quality professional and consumer audio products that have become legendary for performance, reliability, and value. Shure’s diverse product line includes world-class wired microphones and wireless microphone systems for performers and presenters, award-winning earphones and headsets for MP3 players and smartphones, and top-rated phonograph cartridges for professional DJs. Today, Shure products are the first choice whenever audio performance is a top priority.
Shure Incorporated corporate headquarters is located in Niles, Illinois, in the United States. The Company has additional manufacturing facilities and regional sales offices in China, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, The United Kingdom, and the United States.