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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – May 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, will be a presenter in the Momentum IP Counsel Exchange on Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the PTAB on May 11 in San Jose, California.

Beaupré will serve as the moderator for a panel topic, “Building Your IP Litigation Dream Team – Tips for Selecting, Screening & Managing Outside Counsel to Oversee PTAB Proceedings.” The panel will provide insight on how to:
• Screen counsel’s actual hands-on experience at the PTAB
• Weigh the pros and cons of a joint defense agreement in the PTAB context
• Evaluate a firm’s work product in this unique forum
• Remain in the driver’s seat and control your litigation strategy
• Oversee a tight litigation budget

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 event, visit the Momentum 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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