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Brinks' Gary Ropski Named #1 Leading IP Lawyer in Illinois; Laura Beth Miller Named to Top 100 Leading Women Business Lawyers
33 Brinks Attorneys Named Leading Lawyers for 2018-2019
Published By Leading Lawyers October 24, 2018

CHICAGO—Brinks shareholder Gary M. Ropski has been named the #1 Leading Intellectual Property Lawyer in Illinois and among the Top 100 Leading Business Lawyers by Leading Lawyers. Additionally, shareholder Laura Beth Miller has been recognized among the Top 100 Leading Women Business Lawyers and 33 Brinks attorneys have been named to the list of Leading Lawyers for 2018-2019.

With over 40 years of trial and appellate experience, Gary Ropski has handled more than 125 intellectual property cases in every federal judicial circuit, including jury trials, controversies before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and appeals at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Laura Beth Miller is co-chair of the firm’s litigation practice group and has more than 25 years of litigation and counseling experience. She first-chairs patent, trade secret and copyright cases, focusing on federal district court litigation and Section 337 proceedings before the International Trade Commission.

Brinks attorneys in the firm's Chicago office named by their peers as Leading Lawyers in Intellectual Property Law and Patent Law in Illinois for 2018-2019:

James Collins – Patent Law

Trevor Copeland – Patent Law

Heidi Dare – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

J. William Dockrey – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Yuezhong Feng – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

David Fleming – Intellectual Property Law

William Frankel – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

John Freeman – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Ralph Gabric – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Kent Genin – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Jerome Gilson – Intellectual Property Law

Jeffery Handelman – Intellectual Property Law

Joseph Hetz – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Tadashi Horie – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Harold Johnson – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Brad Lane – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

David Lindner – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

John Lucas – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Robert Mallin – Intellectual Property Law

Virginia Wolk Marino – Intellectual Property Law

Laura Beth Miller – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

John Murray – Intellectual Property Law

James Naughton – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Jeff Nichols – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Janet Pioli – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

John Rauch – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Mark Remus – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Marc Richards – Patent Law

Gary Ropski – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Gustavo Siller – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

James Sobieraj – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Andrew Stover – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Dominic Zanfardino – Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Leading Lawyers, a division of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, surveys thousands of attorneys statewide to identify lawyers most often recommended by their peers. Lawyers cannot nominate themselves or anyone at their own law firm. Fewer than five percent of all lawyers licensed to practice law in a given state can be named a Leading Lawyer. More information is at www.leadinglawyers.com.

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Celebrating more than 100 years of intellectual property law, Brinks Gilson & Lione is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the US, and helps clients around the world to protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Our more than 130 lawyers, patent agents and scientific advisors assist clients in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, and copyright law. Brinks attorneys provide informed counsel with respect to innovations in a range of complex and valuable technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, bioengineering, industrial manufacturing, electronics and software, and medical devices. More information is at www.brinksgilson.com.

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