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Jim Boyle and John Fredrickson Named Lawyers of the Year for IP and Patent Litigation in Milwaukee; Five Other Boyle Fredrickson Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers® by U.S. News & World Report

February 23, 2017

Boyle Fredrickson founding shareholders Jim Boyle and John Fredrickson have been named the Best Lawyers 2017 – Lawyer of the Year – for Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation and Patent Litigation, respectively, in Milwaukee by U.S. News and World Report. In … Continue reading

US Supreme Court – 2017 – Stay Tuned

February 17, 2017

The US Supreme Court will decide numerous intellectual property cases in the 2017 term. Here is a brief overview of three of them. TC HARTLAND V. KRAFT The TC Hartland case addresses where patent infringement lawsuits can be litigated. Patent … Continue reading

Leeck and Schlevensky Named Voting Shareholders at Boyle Fredrickson

February 13, 2017

Boyle Fredrickson, Wisconsin’s largest, full-service intellectual property law firm, has promoted Chuck Leeck and Eric Schlevensky to voting shareholders. Leeck joined Boyle Fredrickson in 2016 and is experienced in biological, pharmaceutical, and chemical technologies. He focuses his practice on preparing and … Continue reading

Boyle Fredrickson Elects 2017 Board Officers

December 27, 2016

Boyle Fredrickson, Wisconsin’s largest full-service intellectual property law firm, has named a new slate of officers to its board of directors. Current president, Peter Stomma, will step down with last year’s vice president, Adam Brookman taking over as president in … Continue reading

Boyle Fredrickson Attorney Rated AV Preeminent for 15 Years

November 10, 2016

Boyle Fredrickson shareholder Keith Baxter has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for the 15th straight year for his work in the Intellectual Property practice area. Matindale-Hubbell has provided peer review ratings for more than a century. The AV Preeminent rating indicates … Continue reading

U.S. Supreme Court – Recent IP Decisions

September 20, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court’s most recent term addressed various cases that relate to intellectual property. Here is a brief overview of three of them. HALO ELECTRONICS v. PULSE ELECTRONICS The Halo decision addresses enhanced damages in patent litigations. In Halo, … Continue reading

#Trademarks

September 20, 2016

Hashtags serve an important function in social media, whether used ironically (#yolo – which stands for you only live once) or earnestly (#blessed). By adding a pound sign before a word or phrase, content is organized by topic, which makes … Continue reading

Trademark Squatters: 1; Apple: 0

September 20, 2016

Move over, Apple. There’s a new IPHONE in town. Of course, that town is in China and, oddly enough, that IPHONE is a line of purses and wallets, but still… In 2002, well before the seminal device’s 2009 release, Apple … Continue reading

2016 Best Places to Work Award

September 19, 2016

We are excited to announce that we won a 2016 Best Places to Work award from the Milwaukee Business Journal! Nearly 160 Milwaukee-area firms were nominated and we were one of 44 winners. At Boyle Fredrickson, we strive to make … Continue reading

Kanalakis Named Shareholder; Stock Joins Boyle Fredrickson

September 16, 2016

Boyle Fredrickson is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott W. Kanalakis to shareholder and the addition of Mitchell J. Stock. Scott Kanalakis joined the firm in 2012, focusing his practice on patent prosecution, opinion drafting, and other pre-litigation matters. With … Continue reading

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