Jim Stevens has been voted the 2020 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. This award is only given to one attorney in the region per practice area each year.
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.
James Stevens, Michael Adams, and Shannon Smith attended a meeting at the European Patent Office in Munich
James Stevens, Michael Adams, and Shannon Smith attended a meeting with international stakeholders at the European Patent Office in Munich, Germany to discuss EPO directives and quality control of EP patents. They visited with EPO top officials and had the opportunity to discuss the need for a less strict interpretation of EPC Art. 123(2) to […]
James Stevens, Jeffrey Doyle, William Francis, and Richard Hoffmann have each been named a 2020 Top Lawyer by DBusiness magazine.
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 […]
Reising is a continuing sponsor of the Managing Intellectual Property/Benchmark Litigation Autolex Autonomous Vehicle Legal Forum
Reising is a continuing sponsor of the Managing Intellectual Property/Benchmark Litigation Autolex Autonomous Vehicle Legal Forum held in Detroit at the Westin Book Cadillac on September 10th. Jim Stevens was asked to moderate a panel discussion with other autonomous vehicle experts about what is happening to IP for autonomous vehicles.
A group of Reising attorneys including Mike Adams, Colin Cicotte, Scott Hogan, Stefan Osterbur, Shannon Smith, and Jim Stevens recently attended the annual ICLE Summer Institute held at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. The institute, in its 45th year, invites prominent scholars of patent, trademark and copyright law to lecture about recent changes to […]
William Francis, James D. Stevens, and Richard Hoffmann have been recognized by dbusiness magazine as “Top Lawyers 2019” for Intellectual Property and Patent Law. For this list, 19,000 attorneys in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston counties were polled and each attorney was asked to nominate lawyers among fifty legal specialties.
James D. Stevens and Matthew Schmidt are recognized as 2019 Best Lawyers® by U.S. News & World Report. This is the fourth consecutive year on this list for Matthew Schmidt, and the third consecutive year for James D. Stevens. This publication ranks the firm as Tier 1 in Patent Law in its regional rankings.
James D. Stevens and Richard W. Hoffmann have been named 2018 Super Lawyers, and Shannon K. Smith, Corey M. Beaubien, Michael J. Druzinski, and Scott A. Hogan have been named 2018 Rising Stars by the Super Lawyers’ publication. Less than 5% of lawyers are named Super Lawyers and less than 2.5% of eligible lawyers are […]