Brinks attorney to present at annual Green Tech conference

Keith Weiss, Ph.D., an intellectual property attorney in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., will serve as the guest luncheon speaker at the 2016 IEEE Annual Green Technologies Conference (Green Tech) being held on April 7 and 8 in Kansas City.

The Green Tech Conference, now in its eighth year, was conceived to address the challenges of securing green and clean energy sources for the 21st century to protect the environment and help build a more resilient power grid. Dr. Weiss, along with his Brinks colleagues Jacob Bachman and David Lindner, both of the Chicago office, will be presenting, “The Evolving Intellectual Property Landscape for Green Technology Relative to Energy Generation, Storage and Distribution” during the conference’s opening day luncheon.

At Brinks, Dr. Weiss focuses his practice on patent prosecution and intellectual property agreements with an emphasis on IP portfolio planning, development, and management. Prior to practicing law, he worked for 20 years in R & D management, product development, and technology licensing. Dr. Weiss is listed as an inventor on more than 30 U.S. patents regarding advanced materials, components and systems used in the automotive, aerospace, coatings, plastics, and microelectronic industries.

Learn more about the 2016 IEEE Green Tech conference here.

Brinks Gilson & Lione
The attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents at Brinks Gilson & Lione focus their practice in the field of intellectual property. Brinks is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Brinks lawyers provide counseling in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. More information is at www.brinksgilson.com.

Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Honored in Green Technology

Detroit – February 21, 2013 – Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., has been included as a “Recommended” firm on Legal Media Group’s (LMG) Clean Technology and Renewable Energy publication list of top law firms.

Brinks is a pioneer in providing technical skills and legal expertise to help clients create, protect and commercialize IP rights for green technology innovations. With more than 40 attorneys and agents actively involved in green technology, Brinks’ Green Technology Group focuses its experience in green technology to develop, procure and enforce intellectual property rights on both green and clean technologies and sustainable practices, from solar power to organic food.

Additionally, shareholder Kelly K. Burris, chair of Brinks’ Green Technology Group, was named by LMG to the CleanTech 100, a listing of the top 100 attorneys in clean technology. Ms. Burris is Managing Partner of the firm’s Detroit office. She focuses her practice on patents in the mechanical, electrical and materials science arts. She also performs intellectual property due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and manages corporate IP portfolios and policies. View the CleanTech100 listing here.

Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Brinks has more than 160 attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents who specialize in intellectual property, making it one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them identify, protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property. Brinks lawyers provide expertise in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. The Brinks team includes lawyers with bachelors and advanced degrees in all fields of technology and science. Brinks has offices in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Research Triangle Park, Salt Lake City and Indianapolis. More information is available at www.usebrinks.com.

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Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione to Present Webinar on GreenTech IP Strategies and Opportunities on December 5th

Detroit – Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., announces that Kelly Burris, managing partner of the firm’s new Detroit office, will host a webinar on Wednesday, December 5th from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (EST) to provide an in-depth look into the state of Green Technology from the past year and ahead into 2013.

Burris, chair of Brinks’ Green Technology Practice Group, will discusses trends, strategies and approaches to establishing and growing a GreenTech IP portfolio as part of Brinks’ ongoing CLEar Knowledge Now V-panel series.To register for the webinar, please go to http://greentechip.eventbrite.com/#.

At Brinks, Burris focuses her practice on the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications in the mechanical, materials science and electrical arts. She is also involved in due diligence with mergers and acquisitions, transactional matters, management and administration of corporate intellectual property portfolios and policies, and strategic competitive intelligence.

Brinks is an accredited MCLE provider in Illinois and the GreenTech program is worth 1.0 hour of general CLE credit. CLE credit in Michigan and other states may be available on request. Following the live presentation on December 5th, the presentation will be available for viewing at http://www.brinkshofer.com.

Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Brinks has more than 140 attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents who specialize in intellectual property, making it one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them identify, protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property. Brinks lawyers provide expertise in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. The Brinks team includes lawyers with bachelors and advanced degrees in all fields of technology and science. Brinks has offices in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Research Triangle Park, Salt Lake City and Indianapolis. More information is available at www.usebrinks.com.

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