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Reising Ethington sponsored a family during the holidays

Reising Ethington sponsored a family during the holidays through Volunteers of America. Through employee donations (several shareholders, attorneys, and staff), the firm delivered clothing and toys to the family helping them have a great holiday.

Corey Beaubien and Shannon Smith have been appointed as coaches

Corey Beaubien and Shannon Smith have been appointed as coaches for the 2020 International Patent Application Drafting Competition put on by the USPTO. The competition introduces law students to issues arising in United States Patent Law and helps develop their patent application drafting, amending, and prosecuting skills.

Jim Stevens is beginning his 15th year as an Adjunct Professor

Jim Stevens is beginning his 15th year as an Adjunct Professor teaching Patent Law at the University of Detroit Mercy Law School. He instructs his class from the casebook “Patent Law Including Trade Secrets – Copyrights – Trademarks,” a West Publishing Company publication co-authored by Bill Francis, Rick Hoffmann, Matt Schmidt, and Jim Stevens.

Reising Ethington welcomed special guest Thomas Sprague

Recently Reising Ethington welcomed special guest Thomas Sprague who is the great-great grandson of Colonel Thomas Sprague, the founder of the original firm in 1865.  The meeting was featured in The Detroit Legal News, September 12, 2019.

Reising has won a round on behalf of client Lippert Components

Richard Hoffmann, Eric Jones, Michael Druzinski, and James Stevens Jr. have won a round on behalf of client Lippert Components in a patent infringement battle with rival RV parts maker Days Corp. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) invalidated both patent claims that Days Corp. asserted against Lippert, in response to an Inter-Partes review […]

Reising attorneys continue to be recognized

Reising attorneys continue to be recognized yearly by their peers as top attorneys in Intellectual Property. Jim Stevens, Matt Schmidt, and Rick Hoffmann were recently named as U.S. News and World Report Best Lawyers, with the firm also receiving the same award as a Tier 1 patent law firm. Jim Stevens also received a Lawyer […]