Rick Hoffmann and Yao Yao secured an ex parte temporary restraining order preventing an Amazon retailer from infringing a client’s copyright registration.
Colin Cicotte and Rick Hoffmann helped negotiate a joint venture agreement between a client and a Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturer to supply inverters for battery electric commercial vehicles sold in China. The joint venture agreement protected the client’s IP and controlled its use by the joint venture.
Rick Hoffmann has been selected to the IAM Strategy 300 and IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders 2024. According to IAM: “The IAM Strategy 300 and 300 Global Leaders are unique publications which names the world’s greatest IP consultants, intermediaries, financiers, lawyers, and attorneys whose primary expertise lies in IP value creation.”
Rick Hoffmann and Yao Yao successfully defeated a motion for a temporary restraining order against one of Reising Ethington’s clients and also won a motion to dismiss the case.
Rick Hoffmann received a very favorable ruling in connection with a motion to compel that he filed in a trademark matter before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
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.
Rick Hoffmann successfully settled a patent dispute on behalf of Reising’s client in the Northern District of Indiana. A competitor sued our client for patent infringement and declaratory relief attempting to establish our client’s patent was not valid or infringed. In a related matter, Rick prevailed at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), which […]
Reising elected a Management Committee in June that includes some new faces. The Shareholders elected Rick Hoffmann President, Corey M. Beaubien Vice President of Finance, Colin Cicotte Vice President of Personnel, Bill Kolakowski Vice President of Operations, and Shannon Smith Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) recently included Rick Hoffmann in its IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists. The list recognizes individuals who are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximize the value of IP portfolios.