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ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Oct. 5, 2016 – Jon Beaupré, a shareholder in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, has joined the National Advisory Board of the NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education. The Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, was created in 1996 by the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) to ensure that the legal community and society at large have a reliable, objective and affordable source of information.

The National Advisory Board is comprised of respected legal professionals throughout the country who provide advice and counsel to the NALP Foundation’s President/CEO and Board of Trustees. The Advisory Board’s input supports fulfillment of the Foundation’s mission to conduct research, analysis and dissemination of information about legal careers and law as a profession.

At Brinks, Beaupré is co-chair of the Post-Grant Patent Group. His practice includes all areas of intellectual property litigation, including patent litigation, trademark and false advertising disputes, and trade secret and unfair competition litigation. Beaupré also counsels clients on intellectual asset management and prepares agreements and licenses. He practices in a wide array of forums, including federal courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the International Trade Commission and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

To learn more about the NALP Foundation, visit the NALP website.

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

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