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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – March 16, 2016 – 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, Mo.

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.