Douglas Eveleigh was Appointed as General Counsel at Encyclopaedia Britannica

Date of management change: August 05, 2014 

What Happened?

Chicago, IL-based Encyclopaedia Britannica has Appointed Doug Eveleigh as General Counsel


About the Company

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. is an international educational publisher with products for knowledge seekers of all kinds—people who need timely, relevant, and reliable information; people who enjoy learning and discovery; people engaged in learning anywhere—be it in a school or university, in connection with professional work, or simply from a personal desire to know more. We’ve been around since 1768, yet we’re a pioneer in digital publishing, and the hallmarks of our products, today as always, are quality, reliability, and trustworthiness. Whether it’s an encyclopedia, a school curriculum, or a program to help teach English, we engage leading experts to create our products and hone their work to perfection with rigorous editorial review and revision. The result is products our customers can use and enjoy with trust and confidence.


About the Person

As General Counsel, Eveleigh is responsible for all of Britannica’s legal affairs as well as human resources. He joined the company in early 2014 after tenures with the international law firm Mayer Brown, LLP, and Solo Cup Company. His legal experience is broad. He’s worked as a litigator in the intellectual property field and has extensive knowledge of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret matters. He’s also well acquainted with compliance and regulatory issues. Doug holds a B.S. in manufacturing engineering from the Boston University College of Engineering and a law degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago.


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