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Almeda to Moderate Panel at Nanomanufacturing Summit 2012
August 28, 2012

ANN ARBOR – Lawrence G. (L.G.) Almeda, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., will serve as a moderator for a panel discussion at the NanoBusiness Commercialization Association’s Nanomanufacturing Summit 2012, which will be held in Boston September 4th to 6th. The title of the panel discussion is Nano to Dough: Challenges and Approaches to Nano Funding and Commercialization. A link to the Nanomanufacturing Summit 2012 conference program can be found here.

Mr. Almeda is Chair of the Nanotechnology Group at Brinks and focuses his practice on patent opinions and prosecution in the medical, chemical, nanotechnology and mechanical arts, with an emphasis on medical devices, nanomaterials, micro and nanodevices, petroleum and chemical processes, polymers, fuel cells, hybrid engines and polycarbonate glazing systems. He holds significant experience in counseling clients on patent infringement and validity evaluations.

Brinks Gilson & Lione
Brinks has over 140 attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents who specialize in intellectual property, making it one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them identify, protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property. Brinks lawyers provide expertise in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. The Brinks team includes lawyers with bachelors and advanced degrees in all fields of technology and science. In addition to Ann Arbor, Brinks has offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Research Triangle Park, Salt Lake City and Indianapolis. More information is available at

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