Archives of Matthew J. Schmidt

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 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.

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 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 […]

Rick Hoffmann was selected by global publisher IAM to moderate a panel of industry professionals

Rick Hoffmann was selected by global publisher IAM to moderate a panel of industry professionals discussing Technology Transfer in Mobility during the Auto IP USA conference held in Detroit on May 8th; Mike Adams, Corey Beaubien, Colin Cicotte, and Matt Schmidt attended. Topics included “How Universities and Research Institutions are Innovation Hubs and Play a […]

Matt Schmidt successfully opposed another trademark application in China

Matt Schmidt successfully opposed another trademark application in China. The application was filed by a competitor of a Reising client and was close to a family of marks owned by our client. Matt was successful in demonstrating not only that registration of the proposed mark would be in conflict with our clients’ prior registrations and […]

James D. Stevens and Matthew Schmidt are recognized as 2019 Best Lawyers®

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.

In June, Rick Hoffmann, Bill Francis, and Matt Schmidt filed a complaint in the International Trade Commission

In June, Rick Hoffmann, Bill Francis, and Matt Schmidt filed a complaint in the International Trade Commission for unfair practices in import trade that seeks to institute an investigation against thirty­ five companies involved in manufacturing, importing, or selling products that use carburetors from seven different carburetor manufacturers. The suit alleges that the companies infringe […]

Matthew J. Schmidt and E. Colin Cicotte were asked to author the U.S. chapter for “The Legal 500: Intellectual Property Country Comparative Guide.”

Matthew J. Schmidt and E. Colin Cicotte were asked to author the U.S. chapter for “The Legal 500: Intellectual Property Country Comparative Guide.” The intellectual property law guide is produced by the “In-House Lawyer” website, which also publishes quarterly magazine issues directed to topics of interest to in-house counsel. The intellectual property law guide can […]

Matthew J. Schmidt managed the invalidity and infringement appeals for a client before the newly created Patent and Market Court of Appeal in Stockholm, Sweden

Matthew J. Schmidt managed the invalidity and infringement appeals for a client before the newly created Patent and Market Court of Appeal in Stockholm, Sweden. This is believed to be one of the first patent cases before the specialized appellate court which came into existence on September 1, 2016 and is charged with handling all […]
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