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Fourteen Attorneys at IP Law Firm Brinks Gilson & Lione Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019
Published By The Best Lawyers in America 2019 August 15, 2018

CHICAGO—Fourteen attorneys at Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019.

Eleven of the honored attorneys are based in Brinks’ Chicago office; one each is based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Research Triangle Park, N.C., and Tampa, Fla.

The Brinks attorneys recognized are:

Allen R. Baum Biotechnology Law; Corporate Law; Patent Law (RTP)
Alejandro J. Fernandez Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Trade Secrets Law (Tampa)
William H. Frankel Copyright Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property
Ralph J. Gabric Litigation - Patent
Jerome Gilson Litigation - Intellectual Property; Trademark Law
Jeffery A. Handelman Trademark Law
Brad Lane Litigation - Intellectual Property
Richard G. Lione Patent Law; Trademark Law
Laura Beth Miller Litigation - Patent
James P. Naughton Patent Law
Steven L. Oberholtzer Patent Law (Ann Arbor)
Mark H. Remus Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent
Gary M. Ropski Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent
James R. Sobieraj Litigation - Intellectual Property; Patent Law

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Its methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice areas. More information is at

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Celebrating more than 100 years of intellectual property law, Brinks Gilson & Lione is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the US, and helps clients around the world to protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Our more than 130 lawyers, patent agents and scientific advisors assist clients in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, and copyright law. Brinks attorneys provide informed counsel with respect to innovations in a range of complex and valuable technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, bioengineering, industrial manufacturing, electronics and software, and medical devices. More information is at