Shannon Smith was featured in the University of Detroit Mercy Docket Magazine. The article highlighted her extensive efforts in promoting diversity at the firm, and within the IP field in general. The article is available here: 2023 Fall Docket | University of Detroit Mercy (udmercy.edu)
Corey Beaubien, as the Vice President of the IP Inn of Court, and Shannon Smith, as the Vice President of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA), helped coordinate a joint event with the Oakland County Bar Association. The event included a STEM toy drive to help benefit the Salvation Army of Pontiac.
Shannon Smith was voted the 1st Vice President of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA). MIPLA is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to providing legal education and networking opportunities for the Michigan IP community. Shannon has been a board member now for the last three years.
Shannon Smith coached the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law team for the USPTO’s National Patent Application Drafting Competition. The team placed 1st in the Midwest Regional Finals, and then placed 3rd in the country at the National Finals at the USPTO in Alexandria, Virginia. Seventy-five law schools from across the country competed in […]
Reising professionals made a strong showing at the Midwest Regional round of the 2023 National Patent Application Drafting Competition, hosted by the USPTO on March 4, 2023. Shareholder Shannon Smith coached the University of Detroit Mercy team to victory, and a team from Wayne State University including Reising intern Alaina Norrito was the runner-up. Shareholder […]
Shannon Smith has been hired as an adjunct professor by University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She will be teaching a course in Patent Drafting next year.
Shannon Smith is attending the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Mid-Winter Institute in San Diego, California. The event is focused on the IP world through the lens of health, sport, and fitness technology, while highlighting recent general trends in patent and trademark law.
Reising Ethington was again a proud sponsor of the Women Rock Science event put on by the Cranbrook Institute of Science. Shannon Smith and Yao Yao attended the event. Proceeds from the event will help bring more STEAM programming to PreK-12 students in underserved communities throughout Michigan, including Detroit, Pontiac, Flint, Southfield, and others.
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.
As a Vice President of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA), Shannon Smith planned and coordinated this year’s Judges’ Banquet and Golf Outing at Wabeek Country Club, hosting a number of federal judges from the Eastern District of Michigan and a large number of IP professionals from the metro-Detroit area. Shannon won Women’s Closest […]