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Sixteen Brinks Shareholders Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2015
August 19, 2014

CHICAGO—Sixteen shareholders 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© 2015.

Thirteen of the honored attorneys are based in the firm's Chicago office, two are in Brinks' office in Ann Arbor, Mich., and one is in the firm's office in Research Triangle Park, N.C. (RTP). They are:

Allen R. Baum

Biotechnology Law, Corporate Law, Patent Law (RTP)

Jack C. Berenzweig

Trademark Law

Henry L. Brinks

Litigation - Patent, Patent Law

Timothy Q. Delaney

Litigation - Intellectual Property

William H. Frankel

Copyright Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Ralph J. Gabric

Litigation - Patent

Jerome Gilson

Litigation - Intellectual Property, Trademark Law

Jeffery A. Handelman

Trademark Law

Richard G. Lione

Patent Law, Trademark Law

Laura Beth Miller

Litigation - Patent

James P. Naughton

Patent Law

Steven L. Oberholtzer

Patent Law (Ann Arbor)

Gary M. Ropski

Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent

James R. Sobieraj

Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent Law

Eric J. Sosenko

Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Trademark Law (Ann Arbor)

Mary M. Squyres

Trademark Law

Eric Sosenko was named the Best Lawyers®2015 Patent Law 'Lawyer of the Year' in Ann Arbor.

Brinks lawyers provide expertise in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, and copyright law. The firm's lawyers have advanced degrees across all fields of technology and science, and serve commercial clients, innovators, and research universities in every technical field, including in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, energy, agriculture, electrical and computer technologies, the mechanical arts, medical devices, green technology, and nanotechnology.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer reviews, using a sophisticated and transparent survey process. The methodology is designed to capture as accurately as possible the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice area. More information is at