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 Brinks attorney to speak at German symposium on IP

Gerlinde (Linda) Nattler, an attorney in the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, will serve as a speaker at the German Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP) Autumn Symposium 2014, to be held in Würzburg, Germany on Oct. 23-24. 

Nattler will present “Damages and Invalidity Proceedings in the USA and Experiences with Proceedings before the U.S. Patent Office” on Friday, Oct. 24. A German native, Nattler focuses her intellectual property law practice on patent prosecution and IP portfolio management, with a particular emphasis on the areas of mechanics, electronics, hydraulics and computerized processes. Prior to joining Brinks, Nattler gathered extensive experience in U.S., European and German patent prosecution. While employed in Europe, she was admitted to practice before the European Patent Office. Nattler attended Thomas Cooley Law School on a full academic scholarship and graduated magna cum laude. She holds an undergraduate degree in physics from Universität Bayreuth in Germany.

DMBA to hold Night Out with the Bench and Bar October 9

Looking for an opportunity to connect with your fellow lawyers and jurists outside of the courtroom? Join the DMBA on October 9 as we welcome members of the Bench and Bar for a post-work happy hour at Buffalo Wild Wings at 1218 Randolph St. from 5-7:30 p.m. No program, no briefs, no arguments (except for the occasional friendly debate!) — this purely social evening will allow everyone a chance to connect with members of the judiciary, friends and colleagues in a relaxed setting.  Registration is just $20 for DMBA Members; non-member attorneys pay $25. Judicial registration is complimentary. Registration includes light appetizers and one drink; a cash bar will be available.

Criminal Advocacy Program seminar

“Cell Phone Science.” Moderator: Tom Loeb. The Criminal Advocacy Program (CAP) seminars are back. Seminars will take place in the 13th floor auditorium of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (CAYMC), with a  new start time of 12:30 p.m. 
Attorneys must be on time and remain in attendance until the seminar ends at 2 p.m. in order to receive credit.

Holiday Hours

The Third Circuit Court Civil, Criminal and Family Divisions will be closed on Monday, Oct. 13, in observance of Columbus Day.


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