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ANN ARBOR – December 28, 2015 – Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., announces two attorneys from the firm’s Ann Arbor office have been named by their peers as Leading Lawyers in Michigan for 2015-2016.

Ann Arbor Shareholder William R. Boudreaux was listed as a Michigan Leading Lawyer in intellectual property law and biotechnology law. At Brinks, Boudreaux has co-chaired the firm’s Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Practice Group since 2011 and currently serves on the Brinks Gilson & Lione Board of Directors. James K. Cleland, also a shareholder, was listed as a Michigan Leading Lawyer in the areas of intellectual property law, patent law, trademark law, and copyright law.

About Leading Lawyers
Leading Lawyers, a division of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, surveys thousands of attorneys statewide to identify lawyers most often recommended by their peers. Lawyers cannot nominate themselves or anyone at their own law firm. Fewer than five percent of all lawyers licensed to practice law in a given state can be named a Leading Lawyer. Learn more at

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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

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