Wong and Smith host at American Family Field

Shareholders Sarah Wong and Billie Jean Smith recently hosted a group of twenty professional women at American Family Field. The women cheered on our Milwaukee Brewers as they took on the LA Dodgers. Food and fun were had by all on a beautiful evening at the ballpark!

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Boyle Fredrickson Announces its 2022 Board of Directors and Officers

At their annual meeting, the shareholders of Boyle Fredrickson elected Sarah Wong to join their Board of Directors.  Sarah will be taking over for Jim Boyle who has completed his term of service.  Congratulations to Sarah and thank you to Jim for his service. The Board established the following Officers for 2022.  Peter Stomma will be…

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Sarah Wong named one of TEMPO’s Emerging Women Leaders

Boyle Fredrickson is pleased to congratulate Sarah Wong as one of TEMPO’s newest Emerging Women Leaders.  TEMPO is a group of nearly 800 executive and emerging women leaders representing diverse industries, functions and companies from throughout the Milwaukee area and Southeastern Wisconsin. Sarah has an extensive practice as a voting shareholder at Boyle Fredrickson in…

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Boyle Fredrickson Rings in 2020 with New Board Officers, Shareholders

MILWAUKEE – Boyle Fredrickson, Wisconsin’s largest full-service intellectual property law firm, held its annual shareholders’ meeting on December 12, 2019. The shareholders voted to add new members to the Board of Directors for 2020. The Board added Tim Newholm and voted in the firm’s officers for 2020. Newholm will take on the role of treasurer,…

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Lin Joins Boyle Fredrickson, S.C.

MILWAUKEE – Boyle Fredrickson, Wisconsin’s largest, full-service intellectual property law firm, has added attorney Marriam Lin as associate. In addition to practicing law, Lin has earned a Master’s in Plant Sciences from the University of Missouri, which focuses on the study of plant nutrition, production, usage and genetics. As associate at her previous firm in…

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Boyle Fredrickson’s Smith Joins EAA Advisory Board

MILWAUKEE – Boyle Fredrickson intellectual property attorney Billie Jean Smith has joined the Advisory Board of the EAA Aviation Foundation’s Women Soar Society. The Women Soar Society was formed by the EAA Aviation foundation in 2019 and announced during AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. With a mission of supporting opportunities in aviation to reach women of all…

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Boyle Fredrickson Discusses Women in Engineering

MILWAUKEE – Boyle Fredrickson intellectual property attorney Billie Jean Smith spoke as a panelist about women in engineering, with a focus on gender diversity, to attendees of COMPSAC 2019 on Wednesday, July 17th at Marquette University. Billie was joined on this panel by other leading women with engineering backgrounds in their respective industries including, academia,…

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New USPTO Guidelines for Software Patent Eligibility

USPTO Releases New Guidelines on Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Anyone who has had a patent application examined during the last few years in which software of any form is part of the invention can likely relate to the challenges that have accompanied such an application. In 2014, the Supreme Court issued a decision in Alice Corp.…

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Boyle Fredrickson Supports Collegiate Entrepreneurs

MILWAUKEE – Keith Baxter, a Boyle Fredrickson shareholder, gave a presentation about innovation and intellectual property to college students competing in the 2019 WBIT (Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament). Keith also participated as a speed networking mentor for the students at the event. The WBIT is an entrepreneurship competition for undergraduate and graduate students in the UW…

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Brayer and Wong, Shareholder Promotions

MILWAUKEE – Boyle Fredrickson is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael S. Brayer to voting shareholder and the addition of Sarah M. Wong as a shareholder. Michael Brayer joined the firm in 2007 and specializes in technology patents. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a computer science degree, Brayer worked as a…

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