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Brinks Gilson & Lione

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United States: Intellectual property

Patents: prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings)
Patents: prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings) - ranked: tier 5

Brinks Gilson & Lione

IP boutique Brinks Gilson & Lione demonstrates particular strength in the automotive and chemical sectors and recently bolstered its life sciences bench with the partner promotions of Joshua Ney in Ann Arbor and Durham duo Amy Fix and Mark Jenkins, who between them cover biotechnological, chemical and pharmaceutical patents. Chicago's James Naughton advised medical device player Cook Group on the prosecution of patents covering mechanical, manufacturing, polymers and metallurgy technologies. Hyundai and Kia also rely on the group's prosecution expertise, while Continental Automotive Systems instructed the team in a Federal Circuit Appeal subsequent to an IPR regarding a patent covering technology used in tire pressure monitoring. Excalibur, Gilead Sciences and Thermo Fisher are also clients.

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Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing) - ranked: tier 3

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Brinks Gilson & Lione, a full service IP boutique, is headed by Howard Michael and Andrew Avsec and is engaged by clients operating in the automotive, pharmaceutical, airlines, publishing and education sectors, among others. United States Federal Reserve and Apple Vacations are new clients and respectively engaged Michael and Bradley Lane for portfolio management. Michael also recently conducted worldwide clearance searches on behalf of Sallie Mae pertaining to the client’s credit card. Other work undertaken includes clearance, prosecution and licensing matters. Virginia Wolk Marino was recently promoted to shareholder. Named attorneys are based in Chicago.

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Offices in Indianapolis, Ann Arbor, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Washington DC, and Durham

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