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Ann Arbor, Mich.—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, announced that Keith D. Weiss, Ph.D., an intellectual property attorney in the firm’s Ann Arbor office, will be a presenter at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Technology and Engineering Management Society Conference...

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Ann Arbor, MI - James Cleland, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., said the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on May 22, 2017 in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, alters the landscape of venue for patent infringement litigation and, in Michigan, will have a positive impact on key industries such as automotive...

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Ann Arbor, Mich. - The world celebrates intellectual property because IP puts a value on inventions, literary and artistic works and name brands and logos that move commerce, create wealth and make a distinctive mark. As cerebral as it may sound though, intellectual property has a fun side, too. With the celebration of World IP Day on April 26, Michael N. Spink, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, looks at a growing area of intellectual property: unusual trademarks such as sound, scent, texture, motion and color combinations...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, was recently named by general counsel and top legal decision-makers to the Honor Roll of Value-Driving Firms in BTI Consulting Group’s BTI Brand Elite 2017: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms...

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michael N. Spink, an intellectual property attorney and shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, has been named to IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists, the ninth annual guide to globally renowned creators of IP value published by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine. The guide will be launched at the tenth annual IPBC Global in Ottawa, Canada, on June 18. It is the second time Spink has been named to the list...

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Linda Nattler, a shareholder with the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., will explain how the United States and Europe scrutinize parts of the patent disclosure differently and discuss ways to approach these distinctions in a webinar to be held on Wednesday, March 29...

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Ann Arbor, Mich.—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, announced that Steven L. Oberholtzer, ...

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michael N. Spink, an intellectual property attorney and shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms...

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Ann Arbor, Mich.—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, announced that Brinks’ ...

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CHICAGO—A passion for intellectual property law. A commitment to exceptional client service. ...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, ...

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ANN ARBOR–James Cleland, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has been named a 2017 Top Lawyer by the Detroit business publication, DBusiness Magazine.  The Top Lawyer list appears in the publication’s Nov./Dec. 2016 issue...

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ANN ARBOR–Emerging technologies continue to infiltrate cars, and notably autonomous vehicles, making them ...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, has again...

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ANN ARBOR—Michael N. Spink, an intellectual property attorney and shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of...

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ANN ARBOR—Linda Nattler, an IP attorney with the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest...

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ANN ARBOR—Jon Beaupré, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual...

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CHICAGO—Keith D. Weiss, Ph.D., and Daniel Parrish, patent prosecutors at intellectual property law firm Brinks...

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ANN ARBOR—John A. Lingl and Josh E. Ney, Ph.D., attorneys in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks...

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ANN ARBOR—Steven L. Oberholtzer managing shareholder of the Ann Arbor office of Chicago-based...

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ANN ARBOR—Keith Weiss, Ph.D., an intellectual property attorney in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks ...

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ANN ARBOR—Linda Nattler, an IP attorney with the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one ...

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CHICAGO—Craig Buschmann and Gerlinde (Linda) Nattler, attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson...

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CHICAGO—Fifteen attorneys at Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United  ...

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Linda Nattler, an IP attorney with the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., conducted...

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CHICAGO—For the eighth year in a row, intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione has been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2016 as one of the top U.S. firms for patent prosecution, including for re-examination...

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CHICAGO—National law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione is “at the top of the list” again this year for intellectual property according to IAM Patent 1000 2016—The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine's guide to leading private practice patent professionals and firms.

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ANN ARBOR, MI.—National law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione is “at the top of the list” again this year for intellectual property according to IAM Patent 1000 2016—The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine's guide to leading private practice patent professionals and firms.

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ANN ARBOR –Managing Intellectual Property magazine (MIP) named nine attorneys at Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., to its annual list of IP Stars. The attorneys with Michigan connections ...
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CHICAGO—For the third year in a row, Managing Intellectual Property magazine (MIP) has designated intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione’s Illinois office as Highly Recommended in its annual rankings, and has ranked the ...
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ANN ARBOR – James Cleland, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, says a United States Patent Office’s (USPTO) study released May 9 on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) confirms that motions to amend have been largely unsuccessful...

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ANN ARBOR – Jon Beaupré, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, will be a presenter in the Momentum IP Counsel Exchange on Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the PTAB on May 11 in San Jose, California...

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ANN ARBOR – James Cleland, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., says Michigan businesses just gained additional protection of their trade secrets following approval of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) by the U. S. House of Representatives today...

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ANN ARBOR/Detroit – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., and with offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit, is listed as the 9th largest intellectual property law firm in Southeast Michigan in the ...
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ANN ARBOR, MI—Chicago-based Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms ...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States...

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ANN ARBOR – John A. Lingl and Josh E. Ney, Ph.D., attorneys in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., have been named Michigan Rising Stars 2015 by Michigan Super ...
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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., is a contributing author to Asian Americans in Michigan – Voices ...
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ANN ARBOR – John A. Lingl and Michael N. Spink, shareholders in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., have been named Michigan Rising Stars 2014 by Michigan Super ...
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ANN ARBOR – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., announces four attorneys from the Ann Arbor office are among 14 Brinks attorneys selected by Managing Intellectual Property magazine to ...
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ANN ARBOR/DETROIT – Six shareholders from the Michigan offices of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, have been named or reappointed firm-wide chairpersons of the firm’s legal and ...
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ANN ARBOR/DETROIT, MI.—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione's Detroit and Ann Arbor offices have again this year received high recognition in IAM Patent 1000—The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, placing ...
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ANN ARBOR ---The Michigan Chapter of the Licensing Executive Society (LES) announces its next meeting will be held on Wednesday May 22, 2013 at the Ann Arbor office of intellectual property law firm, Brinks Gilson & Lione. The Licensing ...
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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., was reappointed to serve as chair of the Michigan Advisory Committee of ...
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ANN ARBOR/DETROIT – Six attorneys from the Michigan offices of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., have been named or reappointed to firm-wide Practice Group Chairs within the Firm for ...
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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., was appointed by the Trustees of Central Michigan University to serve as ...
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ANN ARBOR – Steven L. Oberholtzer, Managing Partner of the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer for 2012 in the practice area of ...