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Reising Ethington is now a member of the MCCA

Reising Ethington is now a member of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), an organization dedicated to the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in law firms.

Proud to announce Yao Yao as a Senior Attorney

The firm is proud to announce the addition of Yao Yao as a Senior Attorney. Yao is admitted to practice law in the United States as well as in China. She received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Shanghai University, as well as law degrees from Fordham Law School and Shanghai University. A […]

Newsletter Oct/Nov 2021

Newsletter Oct/Nov 2021  The Oct/Nov edition of our newsletter is now available. Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in this edition: “Copyright’s fair use defense” Copyright case involving iconic artists.  “Targeted advertising is patent-ineligible” Court’s ruling reaffirmed that targeted advertising can’t be patented.  “When is initial-interest confusion trademark infringement actionable?” and “Establishing actual […]

Newsletter June/July 2021

Newsletter June/July 2021 The June/July edition of our newsletter is now available. Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in this edition:  “Oh, the places you won’t go” fair use defense fails for mashup, “Take Two” Court revives trademark infringement claim, Federal Circuit diverges from PTAB, and Grammar guides court’s patent interpretation. https://reising.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Newsletter-June-July.pdf

Rick Hoffmann led a team representing our client FenF, LLC against Groupon

Rick Hoffmann led a team including Mike Druzinski and James Stevens Jr. representing our longtime client FenF, LLC and their iconic product YogaToes against Groupon. Rick and our team prevailed on all issues raised by Groupon during a recent Summary Judgment motion seeking invalidity of the asserted FenF trademark and copyright.

Randy Shoemaker joined the firm as a Senior Attorney

Randy Shoemaker joined the firm as a Senior Attorney in May. Randy has nearly twenty-five years of legal experience servicing the patent needs of several different multi-national chemical corporations. He attended law school at the University of Michigan and holds a PhD in Pharmacology with a minor in Biochemistry as well as a Bachelor of […]

Kristen Goodman is a new Staff Attorney at Reising

Kristen Goodman is a new Staff Attorney at Reising. Ms. Goodman earned her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the University of Illinois, where she was on the school’s law review and participated in the pro bono legal clinic. She earned a Master of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois, and a […]

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Spring 2021 Newsletter The spring edition of our newsletter is now available. Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in this edition:  “Jersey Boys” doesn’t violate copyright on autobiography, a “method of preparation” involving a natural phenomenon is patent-eligible, patent licensing missteps, and who can file for trademark cancellation.

Diversity Initiative – Helping Our Clients Promote Women Inventors

Diversity Initiative – Helping Our Clients Promote Women Inventors In recognition of the 40th anniversary of Women’s History Month, Reising has developed a new initiative to help promote women in intellectual property.  For the month of March, we are offering our clients a 40% reduction in attorney fees for new US provisional or non-provisional application […]