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ANN ARBOR, Michigan – March 10, 2016 – Briana Emerson, 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., has co-authored an article on trademark sublicensing recently published by the legal trade publication, World Trademark Review. The article is titled “To sub-license or not to sub-license – a not-so simple question” and was co-written by Brinks shareholder, Michael N. Spink.

Emerson received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2014 from Michigan State University College of Law, where she was on the Dean’s List every semester and received the Jurisprudence Achievement Award for both her Licensing Intellectual Property and Patent Application Preparation courses. She was also the vice president of Delta Theta Phi, a member of the Intellectual Property Law Society and a student member of the Michigan Intellectual Property Inn of Court. Emerson holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Detroit Mercy, where she graduated magna cum laude, and was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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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.