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Reising Ethington is proud to assist LEID

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

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

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 MCCA

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.  

Newsletter October/November 2022

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 successfully settled a patent dispute

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 […]

As a Vice President of MIPLA, Shannon Smith planned

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 […]

Newsletter August/September 2022

Newsletter August/September 2022.  The August/September edition of our newsletter is now available.  Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in this edition: “Isn’t it obvious? Presumption of obviousness knocks out patent,” “Patent’s on-sale bar drains damages,” “Package it up Bakery’s trade dress claim falls,” “AI works shut out from copyright protection” Click here to […]