Scott Hogan and Michael Druzinski have been elected shareholders of the firm. Scott’s expertise includes laser-based manufacturing processes, nanomaterials and nanotechnology, microfabricated devices, and automotive components. Michael’s particular field of expertise revolves around next generation alternative energy technologies including fuel cells, lithium ion batteries, and hydrogen storage and delivery systems. Both Scott and Michael are […]
We are pleased to announce that Patent Attorney William Kolakowski has joined the firm. Kolakowski’s practice focuses on the acquisition and management of worldwide patent and trademark portfolios. He has worked with a wide variety of technologies including medical devices (including medical imaging systems, medical device position tracking and navigation systems, and electrophysiological mapping and […]
Rick Hoffmann, Mike Druzinski and Colin Cicotte successfully defended the firm’s client BorgWarner in a patent infringement suit filed by Modine Manufacturing Company. Modine alleged that BorgWarner infringed its U.S. Patent 8,033,323 related to an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler. In a decision handed down June 10, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for […]
Corey Beaubien also attended a medical device conference in Chicago, where patent specialists discussed the latest developments in patent law and how changes in law (AIA) and case law affect the practitioners draft, prosecute and litigate patents in the medical device industry.
Corey Beaubien attended Design Day at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Patent attorneys, USPTO personnel, and PTAB judges came together for a day to discuss prosecution and litigation matters concerning design patent law practice. Topics included the status of the ratification of the Hague Agreement in the U.S., the considerable increase in design […]
As a commitment to its community, several attorneys and staff members of Reising Ethington participated in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®. The Reising for the Cause Team included Corey Beaubien, Keyuna Evans, Anthony Gartrelle, Dan Hegner, Scott Hogan, Julie Kaminski, Crystal Northup, Matt Schmidt, Colleen Shovlin, Paula Tack, Barb Urwiller and Rochelle Yingling.
Reising Ethington has worked with five of the 35 greatest inventions from Michigan according to Dbusiness Magazine
In the March/April 2014 issue of Dbusiness Magazine, an article lists the 35 greatest inventions from Michigan, naming 31 different inventors and companies. Reising Ethington has worked with five of the 31 inventors, including Elijah (“The Real McCoy”) McCoy, Charles Brady King, Ransom E. Olds, David Dunbar Buick, and Henry Ford. For example in 1896, […]
Reising Ethington is continuing its commitment to supporting continuing legal education. The firm is a Gold Sponsor of the State Bar of Michigan’s Institute of Continuing Legal Education Intellectual Property Law Summer Conference. The conference is held on Mackinac Island over a three day period in July, and attracts nationally recognized speakers and attendees.
Shannon Murphy graduated first in her class at the University of Detroit Mercy College of Law. Previously, Murphy accepted an offer for an associate position at the firm to commence her successful passage of the state bar exam.
George Grove and Mike Druzinski have successfully prepared and prosecuted patent applications on a technology related to aluminum
George Grove and Mike Druzinski have successfully prepared and prosecuted patent applications on a technology related to aluminum and its use in automobiles. A recent Wall Street Journal article titled “GM Locks Up Aluminum Supplies for Future Trucks” illustrated the use of these technologies in various General Motors products.