The Year End 2022 edition of our Newsletter is now available. Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in this edition: “Typo spells the end of patent challenge,” “Silence isn’t always golden,” “Computer Fraud and Abuse Act,” “PTO makes genericness refusals for marks more likely” Newsletter Year End 2022
Colin Cicotte and Scott Hogan mentored Reising interns Alaina Norrito and Blake Schmidt over the summer
Reising shareholders Colin Cicotte and Scott Hogan mentored Reising interns Alaina Norrito and Blake Schmidt over the summer. Alaina and Blake have continued with Reising into their fall semesters of law school, and both have shown great promise for the future of the firm. Reising’s internship program has produced seven of its eleven shareholders, and […]
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.
On behalf of Law Enforcement Intelligent Devices (LEID), Steve Walmsley has obtained powerful patent protection for innovative weapon storage systems and pioneering identification tags for firearm accessory rails. Reising Ethington is proud to assist LEID as the innovation leader for secure weapon storage and tracking solutions for local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.
Reising Senior Attorney Yao Yao wasted no time obtaining her first patent for a client after becoming a registered attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) over the summer. Yao leveraged the USPTO’s Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program and conducted examiner interviews to obtain a Notice of Allowance for one of […]
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.
Reising Ethington is partnering again with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). MCCA is an organization dedicated to the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in law firms.
The October/November 2022 edition of our newsletter is now available. Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in this edition: “Better late than never When tardiness bars trademark infringement claims,” “Copyright infringement ruling strikes a chord,” “Court revives patent case Descriptive terms weren’t “indefinite” after all,” “How “generic skepticism” affects the motivation to combine” […]
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.