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In June, Rick Hoffmann, Bill Francis, and Matt Schmidt filed a complaint in the International Trade Commission

In June, Rick Hoffmann, Bill Francis, and Matt Schmidt filed a complaint in the International Trade Commission for unfair practices in import trade that seeks to institute an investigation against thirty­ five companies involved in manufacturing, importing, or selling products that use carburetors from seven different carburetor manufacturers. The suit alleges that the companies infringe […]

Patent Attorney Gary Keller joined the firm

Patent Attorney Gary Keller joined the firm. Practicing patent law for more than fourteen years, Gary has experience in a wide variety of technology areas including semiconductors and integrated circuit fabrication, chemical detection systems and mass spectrometry, food science, computer networking, software, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, touchscreens, diesel engines, optics, GPS devices, truck hitches, and […]

Shannon Smith became the Continuing Legal Education

Shannon Smith became the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Chairperson for the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA), an association of intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, and law students from across the State of Michigan that promotes the advancement of industry and commerce through patent, trademark, and copyright and protection.

“Reising For the Cure”

“Reising For the Cure” is the name of the firm’s team that participated in the 2018 Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® event held on May 5, 2018. Attorneys, staff, and their families and friends participated in this year’s event to support the fight against breast cancer.

James D. Stevens and Richard W. Hoffmann have been named 2018 Super Lawyers

James D. Stevens and Richard W. Hoffmann have been named 2018 Super Lawyers, and Shannon K. Smith, Corey M. Beaubien, Michael J. Druzinski, and Scott A. Hogan have been named 2018 Rising Stars by the Super Lawyers’ publication. Less than 5% of lawyers are named Super Lawyers and less than 2.5% of eligible lawyers are […]

Reising attorneys co-author article about US design patents

Corey M. Beaubien, Melinda D. Zatkoff, and Jeff L. Doyle co-authored an article in the IAM Yearbook 2018, released in October 2017.  The article is entitled “US design patents — no longer second chair” and looks at the newfound prominence and changing laws of design patents in the US, including the Samsung v. Apple Supreme […]