Jim Stevens was honored with the Excellence in IP Award issued by the State Bar of Michigan. Only one practitioner per year is honored with this award at the Institute of Continuing Legal Education conference on Mackinac Island. Rick Hoffmann, Scott Hogan, and Shannon Smith also attended the conference.
Rick Hoffmann, Matt Schmidt, Shannon Smith, and Jim Stevens were named Best Lawyers for 2022 by U.S. News and World Report. Shannon Smith was also named as a Best Lawyer for “Women in the Law” in its Business Edition.
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 have once again been recognized by their peers as top attorneys in Intellectual Property. Rick Hoffmann and Jim Stevens were recently named as US News and World Report Best Lawyers, with the firm also receiving the same award as a Tier 1 patent law firm. Rick, Jim, Scott Hogan, and Shannon Smith were […]
Jim Stevens has been asked to return to the University of Detroit Mercy for his 17th year of teaching Patent Law.
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.