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CHICAGO—The board of directors at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione has named Christopher Batio as its new chief marketing and business development officer, following a nationwide search. He assumed the role on July 10, 2017...

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CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione is a “top U.S. boutique” and a “Chicago IP stalwart” with “deep reservoirs of prosecution and litigation experience,” according to Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) ...

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CHICAGO—James R. Sobieraj, president of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, and Marc V. Richards, a Brinks shareholder and patent attorney, will be featured speakers at the AIPPI-US Global IP Educational Forum at The John ...
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Ann Arbor, Mich. - Three attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., were invited to present at an IP training event...

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CHICAGO—Jeffery A. Handelman and Joshua S. Frick, shareholders and trademark attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be featured speakers at the Practising Law Institute’s Fundamentals of Trademark Law ...
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CHICAGO—Best Lawyers, a widely-respected peer review publication for the legal profession, recently recognized eleven attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione in its 2017 edition of Illinois’ Best Lawyers...

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CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione has been recognized for the ninth year in a row as a top U.S. firm for patent prosecution, including for re-examination and post-grant proceedings, by The Legal 500 United States 2017...

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CHICAGO—For the fourth consecutive year, Managing Intellectual Property, publisher of the annual comprehensive legal directory IP STARS, has accorded a Highly Recommended ranking to the Illinois office of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, and a Recommended ranking to the firm’s office in North Carolina. Managing IP also ranked Brinks’ office in Ann Arbor, Mich., office as Recommended...

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Ann Arbor, Mich. - Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., announced that Jon H. Beaupré, a shareholder and litigator in the Ann Arbor office, will join with his Brinks Chicago office colleague, Jeffrey J. Catalano, to participate in the ninth China-US Intellectual Property Comparative Mock Trial at China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) training center in Beijing on June 15, 2017...

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CHICAGO—Ralph J. Gabric, a shareholder and patent litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a panelist for the session “Claim Construction,” at the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s 2017 Bench & Bar Conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho on June 22, 2017.

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CHICAGO—Chambers USA, an annual guide to the world’s best lawyers and law firms, has again ranked Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, in Band 1 in the intellectual property practice area for Illinois, and has recognized four Illinois-based Brinks attorneys for their notable contributions to the practice of IP law...

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CHICAGO—Gary M. Ropski, Miyoung Shin, Jafon Fearson, and Sen (Alex) Wang, attorneys in the post-grant patent practice group at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will present the webinar “PTAB and the District Courts” at 12:00 p.m. CDT on May 18, 2017...

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CHICAGO—The fabled bays, harbors, and coves of the Long Island Sound welcomed Gary Ropski of Brinks Gilson & Lione along with Leif Sigmond and Marcus Thymian of McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (MBHB) this spring as they sailed Team USA to a fifth-place finish in the 29th Annual Patent Cup Regatta, held May 8 through May 12, 2017, in the West Harbor off Oyster Bay, New York...

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CHICAGO—Mark H. Remus, Jason W. Schigelone, and Peter Lee, attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, were featured speakers at the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) three-day Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center on May 9, 10, and 11, 2017.

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CHICAGO—Mark H. Remus, a shareholder and patent litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a panelist for “Defensive Strategy 2.0: Facing a Better-Prepared Plaintiff” at CenterForce’s third annual IP Strategy Summit on May 3, 2017, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle...

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CHICAGO—Janet A. Pioli, a patent attorney and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will moderate the panel “Comparing ITC and U.S. District Court Litigation” at the Update on Intellectual Property Litigation at the U.S. International Trade Commission to be held at The John Marshall Law School on April 27, 2017...

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CHICAGO—Marc V. Richards, a shareholder and patent attorney at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will moderate the panel session “The Innovation Process,” at World Intellectual Property Day 2017, on April 26, 2017, at Columbia College Chicago’s Film Row Cinema...

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CHICAGO—Trademark attorney Jeffery A. Handelman, a shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a panelist for “EU Boards of Appeal & U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board: Where Have They Been? Where Are They Going?” on April 21, 2017, at the 25th Annual Fordham Intellectual Property Law & Policy Conference at Fordham University School of Law in New York...

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CHICAGO—Ralph J. Gabric and Laura A. Lydigsen, shareholders and patent litigators at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be featured presenters at the 11th Annual ACI Paragraph IV Disputes Conference on April 25, 2017, at the Conrad New York...

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CHICAGO—William H. Frankel, a shareholder and litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, is a contributing author of the recently released book Copyright Litigation Strategies, a publication of the American Bar Association (ABA)...

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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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CHICAGO—Six attorneys and shareholders at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione have been selected for inclusion in Euromoney PLC’s 2017 Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Law Practitioners: William H. ...
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CHICAGO—Joshua S. Frick, Susan Frohling, and Emily Kappers, trademark attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will host the webinar “International Trademark Searching and Filing Strategies for a Global Economy” on April 4, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. CDT...

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CHICAGO—Gus Siller, a veteran patent litigator and the president-elect of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will discuss “The Ethics of Diversity and the Economics of Inclusion” at a fundraising event for the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession (IILP) on March 29, 2017, from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Chicago Loop office of Exelon.

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CHICAGO—Jeff Nichols, a patent litigator and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will moderate the panel session “True or False – PTAB Trials and Alice Motions Simplify the Case” at the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s (FCBA) Intellectual Property Law Symposium on March 15, 2017, at the University Club of Chicago.

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CHICAGO—Mark Remus, a shareholder and patent litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, presented “The Strategic Use of IPRs to Challenge Pharmaceutical Patents” at CPhI’s 6th Annual Pharma IPR Conference in Mumbai, India, on March 1, 2017...

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CHICAGO—Howard Michael, a trademark attorney and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & ...

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CHICAGO—Gary M. Ropski and Miyoung Shin, shareholders and patent litigators at intellectual property law firm Brinks ...

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CHICAGO—Marc V. Richards, a shareholder and patent attorney at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & ...

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CHICAGO—Twenty attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione have been named to the 2017 ...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, has been named Law Firm of the Year in Illinois in the category of copyright law by the 2017 Corporate INTL Global Awards...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione attorneys Jeff Nichols, David P. Lindner, and E. Brandon Nykiel will be featured ...

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CHICAGO—Jeff Nichols, a shareholder and patent litigator at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a ...

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CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione has again received top recognition ...

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CHICAGO— Femi Masha, an attorney at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, was a ...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione kicks off its centennial year with a look at recent developments in ...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, has chosen shareholder and patent litigator Gustavo Siller as its president-elect...

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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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CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione announced today that trademark attorney Virginia Marino, who practiced at Brinks from 2008 to 2011, has rejoined the firm in Chicago. 

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CHICAGO—Amir N. Penn, a patent prosecutor and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a featured speaker for the Intellectual Property Owners Association’s Chat Channel Webinar “BRI and Claim Drafting,” on December 9, 2016, 12:00pm-1:00pm CST...

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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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CHICAGO—Eric C. Cohen, an intellectual property litigator at Brinks Gilson & Lione, will moderate the Federal...

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CHICAGO—Trademark attorney David S. Fleming, a shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson &...

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CHICAGO—Jason Schigelone, a patent attorney at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will be a...

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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the country, has hired nine...

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CHICAGO—For the second year in a row, attorneys from intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione...

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CHICAGO—Marc V. Richards, a patent attorney and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson &...

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CHICAGO—Brad Lane, a patent litigator and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione...

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

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CHICAGO—Trevor K. Copeland and Daniel Parrish, patent prosecutors 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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CHICAGO—Amir N. Penn, a patent prosecutor and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, ...

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CHICAGO—Gary Ropski remembers being sent a letter in 1975 by the hiring partner at the patent law firm then ...

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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—Against the beautiful backdrop of Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast...

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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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CHICAGO—Chambers USA, an annual guide to the world's best lawyers and law firms, has again placed intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione in Band 1 for IP law firms in Illinois, its highest level of ...
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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, today announced that former Kraft Foods chief trademark counsel Susan H. Frohling has joined the firm in its Chicago office as counsel, ...
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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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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione patent attorney and shareholder Stephen C. Smith was a featured presenter at RAPID 2016, a 3D technology conference, on May 17, 2016 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Smith spoke ...
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Chicago - Brinks Gilson & Lione intellectual property litigators Laura A. Lydigsen ...

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CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione has received top honors for the ...

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CHICAGO—Marc V. Richards, a patent attorney and shareholder in the Chicago office of intellectual ...

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CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione announced today that patent attorney Peter...

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

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CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione announced today that Eric...

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CHICAGO—Danielle Gillen, an attorney at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, and a team ...

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CHICAGO—Four attorneys have joined intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione as associates this month, as the firm continues to add talent, maintaining its position as one of the nation’s largest IP boutiques. Attorneys ...
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CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione announced today that Mark H. Remus has rejoined the firm as a partner in its Chicago office. Remus is a seasoned trial lawyer who has served as lead counsel on numerous patent ...
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CHICAGO—Thirteen attorneys at Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, were recently listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016.  Eleven of the honored attorneys are based in ...
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CHICAGO—Minority students interested in careers in the law will receive a helpful boost at this year’s Summer Legal Institute, a program of Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization, (JTB-APO), at an August 4, 2015 session ...
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CHICAGO — From designing flight test data and prototype aircraft systems for the F-15 Eagles and F-18 Hornets that defend our nation to prosecuting and defending the high-technology and electrical engineering patents of his clients, Joshua P. ...
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CHICAGO—Nine attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione have been named IP Stars for 2015 by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. For the second year in a row, the publication also designated Brinks' offices ...
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CHICAGO—James R. Sobieraj, president of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, was recently elected president of the board of directors for the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), a non-profit professional ...
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CHICAGO—Laura Beth Miller and Janet A. Pioli, two stand-out intellectual property attorneys and shareholders at Brinks Gilson & Lione, have been named by Leading Lawyers to its list of the Top 10 Women Intellectual Property Lawyers in ...
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CHICAGO—Twenty-four attorneys at Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation's largest intellectual property law firms, are named to the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers, a rating service that lists lawyers from more than ...
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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, the sixth-largest IP law firm in the United States, has again been recognized as a top-tier law firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in its 2015 list of 'Best Law Firms.' Brinks is ...
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CHICAGO—Gary M. Ropski, a shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione and the firm's past president, has been named the #1 Leading Intellectual Property Lawyer in Illinois by Leading Lawyers, and fifty-nine ...
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CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione ranks as the 32nd largest law firm in Illinois by number of attorneys, with 107 lawyers in the state, according to Chicago Lawyer's 14th annual survey of Illinois firms. Brinks is the largest IP boutique to be ...
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CHICAGO—Fourteen attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione have been selected by Managing Intellectual Property magazine to appear in its second edition of IP Stars for 2014. Brinks attorneys named include firm ...
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CHICAGO—Twenty-seven attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione have been named as 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers in the categories of Intellectual Property Litigation and Intellectual Property, and six have been recognized as Rising ...
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CHICAGO—Intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione's Chicago office has again this year received high recognition in IAM Patent 1000—The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, receiving distinction as Recommended ...
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CHICAGO—Laura Beth Miller, an attorney and shareholder at the Chicago office of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione and chair of the firm's International Trade Commission (ITC) practice group, has been listed in the ...
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CHICAGO – Jeffery A. Handelman, an intellectual property attorney at Brinks Gilson & Lione, has been recognized for outstanding legal writing, winning a 2013 Burton Award for Legal Achievement for his article, 'Stretching Trademark Laws to ...
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CHICAGO – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, has announced the addition of six legal professionals in its Chicago office: Betsy J. Derwinski, Eric D. Babych, James G. DeRouin, ...
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CHICAGO – For the tenth consecutive year, Brinks Gilson & Lione has been named among the top intellectual property law practices in Illinois in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition, Brinks ...
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CHICAGO—Danielle Anne Phillip, Allyn B. Elliott, and Peter Lee, attorneys in the post-grant patent practice group at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will present the webinar “Keeping Up With the PTAB: How to Win When the Rules Seem to Change” at noon CDT on July 26, 2017...