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Winter 2021 Newsletter

The winter edition of our newsletter is now available. Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in this edition: the Supreme Court has no reservations about the Booking.com trademark, the Federal Circuit adds co-inventors to patents, the Copyright Act preempts state law claims over makeup artistry, and the Federal Circuit affirms the PTAB’s common […]

Happy Holidays

We hope that you and your family are healthy and coping during challenging times. Reising appreciates how this year has momentously shaped our relationships with clients and the way in which we provide service. Our first-ever digital card is just one small example of this. We look forward to a better 2021 as we work […]

Fall 2020 Newsletter

The fall edition of our newsletter is now available.  Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in this edition: the Federal Circuit cuts the line on a patent-ineligible fishing method, the USPTO limits AI inventions, SCOTUS makes it easier to recover a trademark infringer’s profits, and sovereign immunity sinks copyright claims.  

Reising Ethington once again a recommended law firm

Reising Ethington once again has been identified as a recommended law firm included in the “The IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals” for 2020. The IAM Patent 1000 IAM resulted from a qualitative research project to identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions. The IAM 1000 featured Colin Cicotte, Rick Hoffmann, Eric […]

Reising ranked as an IP firm in the Chambers USA 2020 guide

The firm has also been ranked as an IP firm in the Chambers USA 2020 guide. Chambers and partners is an independent research company that identifies top lawyers and law firms for inclusion in their rankings. The rankings can be accessed here.

Reising attorneys have once again been recognized

Reising attorneys have once again been recognized by their peers as top attorneys in Intellectual Property. Rick Hoffmann and Jim Stevens were recently named as US News and World Report Best Lawyers, with the firm also receiving the same award as a Tier 1 patent law firm. Rick, Jim, Scott Hogan, and Shannon Smith were […]

Shannon Smith is now an Officer of the MIPLA

Shannon Smith is now an Officer of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA). She will serve as the Treasurer of the organization in the 2020-2021 membership year.

Reising attorneys answered questions as part of a virtual roundtable

Bill Kolakowski and Matt Schmidt answered questions as part of a virtual roundtable having a topic of “Innovation and IP in Auto.” The participants in this roundtable were selected for their significant experience and expertise managing complex IP matters for a number of automotive clients.

Reising recognized as a Top Firm in Intellectual Property

Reising Ethington is ranked as one of the top firms in intellectual property by Chambers and Partners.   Only six firms were chosen in Michigan.  Fellow practitioners highlight the firm’s “amazing talent, especially on the patent prosecution side.”  Sources acknowledge the firm’s attorneys as “very knowledgeable in their respective areas and responsive to client needs.”