Vincent M. Frantz
Attorney
T 312.548.0593
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Did you know?

  • On their honeymoon, Vince and his wife bungee jumped in the Swiss Alps.
  • At two years old, Vince learned to skate on his first pair of hockey skates.
  • Vince visited six European countries in six weeks while studying abroad in college.
  • Vince’s life revolves around his German Shepherd, Presley, and must refrain from saying the F-R-I-S-B-E-E word out loud.
  • When forced to choose whether to root for his dad’s Cubs or his mom’s White Sox, he chose the park with the better food
  • Vince’s favorite movie is Happy Gilmore
  • Vince hopes to one day play in a U.S. Open qualifier
  • Along with his dad, Vince attended Game 6 when the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2015.

Vince is a commercial transactions attorney.  He concentrates his practice on franchise and licensing law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Cheng Cohen, Vince practiced at Global IP Law Group, LLC, in Chicago, where he represented clients in a wide-range of intellectual property and technology transactions.  Specifically, his practice covered patent portfolio monetization, which includes patent sales, licensing, litigation, and portfolio valuation.  Such valuation materials are used to justify patent sales, calculate reasonable licensing fees, estimate potential damages, secure debt financing, and supplement M&A transactions.  In addition, he created and managed the firm’s trademark prosecution practice by representing clients in the federal trademark registration process.

Vince holds a JD (cum laude) from Chicago-Kent College of Law where he received a Certificate in Business Law.  During law school, he volunteered as a student intern for the Illinois Institute of Business Law, where he helped review proposed Illinois business legislation with professors and practicing attorneys throughout the state.  He earned his B.S. in Finance from Miami (OH) University, where he focused on portfolio management.

Education
  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Bachelor of  Science, Miami (OH) University
Bar Admissions
  • State of Illinois
Memberships
  • International Franchise Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Forum on Franchising
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