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Lawyer Urges Michigan Tech Companies To Seek Speedier Patents

Eric Sosenko, an attorney in the Ann Arbor office of the intellectual property law firm Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, Monday urged Michigan’s technology-driven companies to consider investing in a new option under patent reform, the “America Invents Act,” that allows the expediting of patents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2012

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Application Deadline June 29 For 4th Annual Brinks Innovation Competition

Applications are due June 29 for the Fourth Annual Brinks Innovation Competition, sponsored by Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

Event Notices From March 16-18

Brinks to Host Webinar on Patent Reform’s America Invents Act: Eric Sosenko, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2012


Brinks: New House Bill Limits Patent Protection For Auto Parts

Legislation reintroduced Feb. 2 by members of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee would drastically reduce the term of design patent protection for automotive repair parts from 14 years to a mere 30 months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2012

HR Notices From February 9

The latest staffing, boardroom and leadership news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2012

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New Virtual Marking Provision In Patent Reform Brings Patent Protection Relief

An obscure change under patent reform in the area of product markings makes it easier for manufacturers and consumer product companies to protect their patents and keep patent information current without having to worry about referencing patent numbers or patent-pending status.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2012

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Brinks Hofer Sponsoring Innovation Competition At Midwest Clean Tech 2011

Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms with an office in Ann Arbor, is joining with the Global Midwest Alliance and the Midwest Research University Network to announce the Midwest Clean Tech 2011 Brinks Innovation Competition.