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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Shannon Smith was named one of Crain’s Detroit 2019 Notable Women in STEM, which honors leaders in the community who focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Reising lawyers attended the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) mid-winter institute
Shannon Smith and Stefan Osterbur attended the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) mid-winter institute in Tampa, Florida. The conference addressed emerging issues in the practice of IP law, and speakers at the conference included judges and well-respected IP industry leaders from around the world.
Shannon Smith became the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Chairperson for the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA), an association of intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, and law students from across the State of Michigan that promotes the advancement of industry and commerce through patent, trademark, and copyright and protection.
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 […]
Shannon K. Smith recently became a member of the PTAB Bar Association, an organization working toward fostering the highest professional and ethical standards among practitioners and stakeholders appearing before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Shannon is a member of the Young Lawyers and Agents Committee and […]
Colleen N. Shovlin and Shannon K. Smith attended the 9th annual AIPLA Women in IP Networking Global Event
Colleen N. Shovlin and Shannon K. Smith attended the 9th annual AIPLA Women in IP Networking Global Event in April. The event is a meeting of women located around the globe who practice IP law. On the day of the event, women gathered in groups in multiple geographic locations (55 locations in 21 countries) and […]