Archives of Scott A. Hogan

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 […]

Rick Hoffmann, Jim Stevens, Scott Hogan, and Mike Druzinski have been recognized by the Super Lawyers rating service for 2015

Rick Hoffmann, Jim Stevens, Scott Hogan, and Mike Druzinski have been recognized by the Super Lawyers rating service for 2015. The annual Super Lawyers selection process involves independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. Hoffmann has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer for ten consecutive years and Stevens for six of the last ten years. […]

Corey Beaubien and Scott Hogan co-authored an article “Making Sense of Non(ce)sense—Seeking Broad Claim Coverage and Avoiding Unwanted Means-Plus-Function Treatment.”

Corey Beaubien and Scott Hogan co-authored an article “Making Sense of Non(ce)sense—Seeking Broad Claim Coverage and Avoiding Unwanted Means-Plus-Function Treatment.” Bloomberg BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal published the article in May. The article looks at two recent Federal Circuit decisions concerning means-plus-function treatment when a claim lacks the traditional means-for phrasing. Shortly after the […]

Scott Hogan provided commentary in a news article in Bloomberg BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal

Scott Hogan provided commentary in a news article in Bloomberg BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal covering the en banc Federal Circuit case Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC. His comments concerned the importance of taking affirmative measures while drafting patent applications to avoid mean-plus-function treatment of claims in light of the new standard set forth […]

Michael C. Adams, Scott Hogan and Shannon Murphy met with 11 USPTO Examiners

Michael C. Adams, Scott Hogan and Shannon Murphy met with 11 USPTO Examiners, presenting the Examiners with in-person arguments for patentability on behalf of seven different clients, and successfully advancing prosecution in all cases. Reising attorneys frequently use in-person oral arguments to enhance and strengthen their corresponding written arguments.

Scott Hogan and Michael Druzinski have been elected shareholders of the firm

Scott Hogan and Michael Druzinski have been elected shareholders of the firm. Scott’s expertise includes laser-based manufacturing processes, nanomaterials and nanotechnology, microfabricated devices, and automotive components. Michael’s particular field of expertise revolves around next generation alternative energy technologies including fuel cells, lithium ion batteries, and hydrogen storage and delivery systems. Both Scott and Michael are […]
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