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Fifteen Attorneys at Intellectual Property Law Firm Brinks Gilson & Lione Listed in the The Best Lawyers in America 2017
Published By The Best Lawyers in America 2017 August 15, 2016

CHICAGO—Fifteen attorneys at Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017.

Eleven of the honored attorneys are based in the firm’s Chicago office, one is based in Ann Arbor, Mich., one is in the firm’s office in Research Triangle Park, N.C., one is based in Washington, D.C., and one is in the firm’s office in Tampa, Fla. They are:

Allen R. Baum - Biotechnology Law, Corporate Law, Patent Law (RTP)

Henry L. Brinks - Patent Law, Litigation - Patent

Alejandro J. Fernandez - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent (Tampa)

William H. Frankel - Copyright Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Ralph J. Gabric - Litigation - Patent

Jerome Gilson - Trademark Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Jeffery A. Handelman - Trademark Law

Gregory Loyde Hillyer - Litigation - Intellectual Property (Washington, D.C.)

Brad Lane - Litigation - Intellectual Property

Richard G. Lione - Patent Law, Trademark Law

James P. Naughton - Patent Law

Steven L. Oberholtzer - Patent Law (Ann Arbor)

Mark H. Remus - Litigation - Intellectual Property

Gary M. Ropski - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent

James R. Sobieraj - Patent Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Brinks lawyers are deeply experienced in all aspects of trademark, patent, and copyright law. They serve commercial clients, innovators, and universities across a range of technical fields, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemicals, agriculture, energy, electrical and computer technologies, the mechanical arts, green technology, and nanotechnology.

Best Lawyers identifies outstanding attorneys using a sophisticated and transparent survey process and confidentially interviewing thousands of leading lawyers about their professional peers. Its methodology is designed to capture as accurately as possible a consensus opinion about the professional abilities of lawyers in a range of legal practices and geographical locations. More information is at

Brinks Gilson & Lione

The attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents at Brinks Gilson & Lione focus their practice in the field of intellectual property. Brinks is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Brinks lawyers provide counseling in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. More information is at