Archives of James D. Stevens

A group of Reising attorneys recently attended the annual ICLE Summer Institute

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 […]

Three Reising lawyers have been recognized by dbusiness magazine

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®

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.

James D. Stevens and Richard W. Hoffmann have been named 2018 Super Lawyers

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 […]

James D. Stevens and Rick W. Hoffmann have been named to the 2017 Top Lawyers list

James D. Stevens and Rick W. Hoffmann have been named to the 2017 Top Lawyers list issued by Dbusiness magazine. Jim Stevens has extensive experience procuring and managing global intellectual property portfolios for U.S. and multinational corporations. Rick Hoffmann heads the firm’s litigation section and manages litigation in courts throughout the country.

Reising lawyers attended the 43rd annual Intellectual Property Law Institute IP Section

Michael C. Adams, E. Colin Cicotte, Rick W. Hoffmann, and James D. Stevens attended the 43rd annual Intellectual Property Law Institute IP Section held in July by the State Bar of Michigan. The Institute attracts national experts from around the country who speak about current legal topics relevant to intellectual property law attorneys.

The seventh edition of the U.S. law school textbook entitled Cases and Materials on Patent Law Including Trade Secrets, authored by Reising attorneys

The 7th Edition of the U.S. law school textbook entitled Cases and Materials on Patent Law Including Trade Secrets authored by Reising attorneys William H. Francis, James D. Stevens, Matthew J. Schmidt, and Rick W. Hoffmann has been published by West Publishing Co. This edition of the casebook includes over 400 pages of new material […]