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Ten Attorneys at IP Law Firm Brinks Gilson & Lione Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Published By The Best Lawyers in America 2021 August 20, 2020

CHICAGO—Seven 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© 2021. This is the thirtieth consecutive year that the publication has recognized attorneys from Brinks Gilson & Lione.

In addition, Chicago associates Jafon Fearson, Andrew McElligott, and Daniel Parrish were included in the inaugural release of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, a new recognition highlighting lawyers early in their careers that have demonstrated outstanding professional excellence in private practice.

The full list of recognized attorneys follows.

The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Recognition

Chicago, IL

Jafon Fearson - Intellectual Property Law

Andrew McElligott - Intellectual Property Law

Daniel Parrish - Commercial Litigation

The Best Lawyers in America Distinction

Chicago, IL

William H. Frankel - Copyright Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Jeffery A. Handelman - Trademark Law

Bradley G. Lane - Litigation - Intellectual Property

James P. Naughton - Patent Law

Mark H. Remus - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent

James R. Sobieraj - Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent Law

Indianapolis, IN

Michael Hussey - Litigation - Intellectual Property

Recognition by Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 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. Visit for more information.

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. Visit for more information.