Archives of Richard W. Hoffmann

Reising elected a Management Committee in June that includes some new faces.

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

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.

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.

Reising Ethington once again a recommended law firm

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

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 is beginning his 15th year as an Adjunct Professor

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.

Reising has won a round on behalf of client Lippert Components

Richard Hoffmann, Eric Jones, Michael Druzinski, and James Stevens Jr. have won a round on behalf of client Lippert Components in a patent infringement battle with rival RV parts maker Days Corp. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) invalidated both patent claims that Days Corp. asserted against Lippert, in response to an Inter-Partes review […]

Reising attorneys continue to be recognized

Reising attorneys continue to be recognized yearly by their peers as top attorneys in Intellectual Property. Jim Stevens, Matt Schmidt, and Rick Hoffmann were recently named as U.S. News and World Report Best Lawyers, with the firm also receiving the same award as a Tier 1 patent law firm. Jim Stevens also received a Lawyer […]