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 […]
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.
Stefan Osterbur will once again chair the AIPLA Patent Prosecution Boot Camp, which is to be held in Philadelphia, PA on May 13-15, 2019, immediately prior to the AIPLA Spring Meeting. The Boot Camp has been provided by AIPLA for over twenty years, and provides comprehensive training in all aspects of patent prosecution that is […]
Steve Walmsley, Corey Beaubien, and Melinda Zatkoff attended the USPTO Design Day 2019 conference in April. Law firms, companies, and patent examiners gathered to discuss changes to USPTO and international design patent examination, learn about new case law from federal courts and the Patent and Trial Appeal Board, as well as to hear a panel […]
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 […]
Steve Walmsley spoke about the benefits of inventing and participating in the Young Inventors Project
In January, Steve Walmsley spoke to several hundred middle school students, parents, and educators about the benefits of inventing and participating in the Young Inventors Project coordinated by the Livonia Chamber of Commerce, Alpha USA, and Schoolcraft College, in conjunction with the Livonia, Clarenceville, Wayne-Westland, and Garden City schools. Now in its fifth year, over […]
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.
Stefan Osterbur will be chairing the AIPLA Patent Prosecution Boot Camp, which is to be held in Philadelphia, PA on May 13-15, 2019, immediately prior to the AIPLA Spring Meeting. The Boot Camp has been provided by AIPLA for over twenty years and provides comprehensive training in all aspects of patent prosecution that is useful […]
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.