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Super Lawyers Magazine Names Ryan Marshall, Craig Buschmann as Mountain States Rising Stars
June 18, 2012

SALT LAKE CITYSuper Lawyers magazine has named Ryan L. Marshall and Craig Buschmann in the Salt Lake City office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, as “Rising Stars” in the Mountain States in the area of intellectual property law. This is the fourth time that Mr. Marshall has been listed among the Mountain States Rising Stars and the third year Mr. Buschmann has been recognized.

Super Lawyers is a rating service that, each year, publishes a list of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Rising Stars category recognizes top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or have been practicing for 10 years or fewer. Rising Stars are selected by peer nominations and evaluations, along with independent research. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state make the list.

Mr. Marshall has substantial experience in patent and trademark prosecution, as well as patent, trade secret, trade dress and unfair trade litigation, with a special focus on the chemical, pharmaceutical and biochemical arts. He counsels clients and prepares opinions relating to patentability, invalidity, infringement and enforceability issues. He has worked with a broad range of chemical technologies, particularly in medicinal chemistry, including pharmaceuticals, synthetic methods, peptides, protein complexes and chelates, nucleosides, DNA sequence tags, point-of-care DNA diagnostics and DNA amplification.

Mr. Marshall is a member of the American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, the American Chemical Society, the Utah State Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Owners Association and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. He holds a J.D. from the J. Reuben Clark Law School, an M.S. in organic chemistry and a B.S. in chemistry, all from Brigham Young University.

Craig Buschmann advises clients on patent, trademark and copyright matters, with a focus on mechanical and electromechanical technology for oil and gas exploration and processing; as well as for the aerospace, automotive, sporting goods, medical device, semiconductor and semiconductor packaging industries. He drafts applications for patents, as well as trademark and copyright registrations, and helps clients obtain intellectual property protection in the United States and abroad. Mr. Buschmann also participates in complex patent, trademark and licensing litigation. Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Buschmann was a field engineer for Schlumberger Oilfield Services, as well as with GE Medical Systems and Johnson Controls’ Automotive Systems Group.

Mr. Buschmann is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the American Bar Association, and the Salt Lake and Central Utah Bar Associations. He holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan.

Brinks Gilson & Lione
Brinks has more than 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. Brinks has offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Research Triangle Park, Salt Lake City, Ann Arbor and Indianapolis. More information is available at

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