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Managing IP Recognizes Brinks Gilson & Lione, Ranks Six Attorneys as IP Stars
Published By Managing Intellectual Property June 25, 2020

CHICAGO—Managing Intellectual Property, publisher of the annual comprehensive legal directory IP STARS, has ranked the Illinois office of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione as Highly Recommended. The publication recognized the Brinks team for their work in Patent Prosecution, Trademark Prosecution, and Trademark Contentious, including national rankings for the firm’s trademark practice

With evaluations based on feedback from peers and clients, Chicago-based attorneys James R. Sobieraj, Andrew Stover, and Brad Lane were named Patent Stars. Howard Michael and Jeffery A. Handelman were each named Trademark Stars along with William H. Frankel recognized as both a Trademark Star and Copyright Star.

Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS or IP STARS 2020 annually ranks lawyers and law firms based on a weighted review of information submitted by firms, market feedback, and publicly available information. More information is available at

About 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 U.S., and helps clients around the world protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Our 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 can be found at