Firm’s growing Phoenix office adds capacity to IP practice
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to welcome partner Steven Laureanti and associate David Banko to the firm’s Phoenix office. The addition of Laureanti and Banko brings new depth to the firm’s intellectual property practice, and continues a strong growth trend that has included six new attorneys in Phoenix and seventy-one new arrivals firm-wide since December 2016.
As part of the iWerx “Lunch & Lean” program for entrepreneurs, Spencer Fane Partner Kyle Elliott will present “What Business Owners Should Know about Patent, Copyright and Trademark Laws.” In his presentation at 11:30 Tuesday, December 5, Kyle will explain the ins and outs of patent, trademark and copyright protection for innovative business products and services. Attendees can even learn how comic book icons Archie and Veronica are relevant to intellectual property issues.
Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 58 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas ranging from white collar criminal defense and environmental litigation to bankruptcy and tax law.
Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that the firm has established a presence in the Dallas/Fort Worth market with the addition of three attorneys: Charissa Sloan Dvorak (Litigation) who has joined Spencer Fane from GRACE, a non-profit that assists faith communities with responses to sexual misconduct or abuse, and Jaspal Hare (Intellectual Property) and Jacob Sparks (Litigation and Financial Services), who have joined the firm from Scheef & Stone, L.L.P. The new Dallas office reflects the firm’s continued strategic growth into new markets to better suit clients’ needs.
Spencer Fane Partner Glenn Robbins was featured as a guest author in Law360 this past week, offering his insights on the Brulotte rule, which restricts patent holders from receiving license royalties following a patent’s expiration.
Kansas City, Missouri – Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of an associate to its Kansas City office. Chinenye Okafor will join the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group where she will focus on patent and trademark acquisition as well as intellectual property litigation matters.
Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP has announced that Glenn K. Robbins, II, a partner in the firm’s St. Louis office, has been named a “Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property” by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media. Robbins is a member of Spencer Fane’s intellectual property and technology practice group. He devotes his practice to all aspects of intellectual property law, including representation of clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; prosecution of patent and trademark applications; appeals, patent and trademark litigation; inter partes actions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; licensing; client counseling; and copyright matters.