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ANN ARBOR – Jan. 28, 2016 – Four shareholders from the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, have been reappointed as firm-wide chairpersons of the firm’s legal and industry practice groups for 2016.

In the area of legal practice groups, Michael Spink continues to serve as chair of the Licensing Group and the Intellectual Asset Management Group and Jon Beaupre continues as co-chair of the Post-Grant Patent Group.

In the area of industry practice groups, Bill Boudreaux continues as co-chair of the Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Industry Practice Group and Lawrence G. (L.G.) Almeda continues as chair of the Nanotechnology Group.

Separately, Bill Boudreaux was re-elected to serve a second, one-year term as a member of Brinks’ board of directors.

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.

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