Brinks Gilson & Lione attorneys earn kudos

Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has achieved recognition in the IAM Patent 1000 2015-The World's Leading Patent Professionals, Intellectual Asset Management magazine's guide to leading private practice patent professionals and firms.

Brinks' Washington office was recognized as "a key player" in the U.S. International Trade Commission, while the Chicago office was recognized in the areas of litigation, prosecution, and transactions. The firm's offices in Michigan, North Carolina, and Utah rounded out the list based on their patent expertise.

The publication featured 12 individual Brinks attorneys firm-wide on the basis of their exceptional skill sets and insights into patent matters, singling out Brinks president and Michigan native and University of Michigan alum, James R. Sobieraj, for fostering a collaborative ethos at the firm, describing Steven L. Oberholtzer, managing partner of the firm's Ann Arbor office, as a "creative problem-solver" and highlighting Detroit office managing partner Kelly K. Burris.

Published: Mon, Jul 13, 2015