Brinks Innovation Competition (BIC) finalist SiNode Systems has won first place in the U.S. Department of Energy's 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.
Lyle Vander Schaaf is quoted in the Bloomberg article “Apple Import Ban on Old IPhones Stokes Samsung Patent War,” on June 5, 2013.
Jennifer L. Fox is quoted in the article “Supreme Court Treads Carefully in Seed Patent Ruling,” on Lawyers USA and LegalNews.com on May 15, 2013.
Brinks is mentioned as counsel for the defendants in the May 14, 2013, Law360 article “Router Makers Blast Innovatio Over Nonessential Claims.”
The firm’s representation of Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. was mentioned in the Law360 article “Progressive Patent Suit Stayed Pending AIA Review,” on April 18, 2013. Attorneys Laura Beth Miller, Ralph J. Gabric, Charles M. McMahon and Jacob C. Bachman were also mentioned.
The news that the firm was recognized by MIP magazine with the Firm of the Year award for Trademark Contentious was mentioned in the “Business Briefs” section of Detroit Free Press on April 14, 2013.
Marc V. Richards is quoted in the Crain’s Chicago Business article “Patent law shifts, rewarding inventors who are first to file" in the April 7, 2013 edition.
The news that Michael N. Spink, Margaret A. Dobrowitsky, William R. Boudreaux, Kelly K. Burris, Eric J. Sosenko and Lawrence G. Almeda will chair practice groups at the firm for 2013 was mentioned in the “People on the Move” section of The Detroit News on March 28, 2013.
The news that Bashir M.S. Ali, Ph.D., David P. Lindner, John A. Lingl, Stephen C. Smith, Scott A. Timmerman and Mircea A. Tipescu were promoted to shareholder was mentioned in Law360 on March 26, 2013.