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.
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 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 […]