We are very pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized for its Intellectual Property expertise in Michigan and five attorneys within the firm were named 2017 IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property. The firm’s Patent Filing and Prosecution practice received a “Highly Recommended” rating and the Trademark practice received a “Recommended” rating. In addition to the firm’s rankings, Attorneys John S. Artz (Member, Troy), is ranked as an IP Star for Patent and Trademark. Fred W. Hathaway (Member, Washington, D.C.) is ranked as an IP Star for Trademark.
William H. Honaker (Member, Troy) is ranked as an IP Star for Patent and Trademark. Daniel D. Quick (Member and Practice Department Manager: Commercial Litigation, Antitrust & Trade Regulation and ADR, Troy) is ranked as an IP Star for Trademark. And Mark Scott (Member, Austin) is ranked as an IP Star in Patent and Trademark.
Outstanding news and congratulations on being selected to the 2017 IP Stars!
John S. Artz is a Member in the firm’s Troy, Mich. office and is ranked as an IP Star for Patent and Trademark. He has been lead counsel for many companies in intellectual property and commercial litigation matters. He is co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice and focuses on patent, trade secret, trademark and copyright litigation. He also actively counsels clients on patent and trademark prosecution as well as clearance matters. Mr. Artz is a past president of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association and is currently co-chair of the Intellectual Property
Section of the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Fred W. Hathaway is a Member in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and is ranked as an IP Star for Trademark. His practice is focused on domestic and international trademark counseling, clearance and prosecution, trademark litigation before the TTAB, and trademark and domain name disputes and litigation. He is a member of the American Intellectual Property Association, the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section, and the Adjunct Professor Special Interest Group of the International Trademark Association.
William H. Honaker is a Member in the firm’s Troy, Mich. office and is ranked as an IP Star for Patent and Trademark. He has extensive knowledge and expertise in all aspects of patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright matters including litigation in a broad range of technologies/industries. He evaluates patents, trademarks, and copyrights on behalf of clients along with advising clients on the protection of inventions, trademarks and copyrightable subject matter. He is the former Chairman of the State Bar of Michigan’s Intellectual Property Law Section and is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the International Trademark Association.
Daniel D. Quick is the Practice Department Manager for the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Antitrust & Trade Regulation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Groups and a Member in the firm’s Troy, Mich. office. He is ranked as an IP Star for Trademark. He served as lead counsel for Universal Music Group and related entities and associated artists in copyright litigation, commercial disputes and defamation actions in several states. He also served as lead counsel in a variety of other copyright, trade secret and patent litigation matters. Mr. Quick is the former chair of the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Litigation Committee and is currently the chair of the Intellectual Property Subcommittee of the Commercial & Business Litigation Committee.
Mark Scott is a Member in the firm’s Austin office and is ranked as an IP Star in Patent and Trademark. He focuses his practice in the areas of intellectual property, including patents, copyrights and trademarks. He assists businesses that produce innovative products and services with securing a competitive edge in the marketplace, protecting the fruits of innovation, and monetizing creations. He is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Texas Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section, and the Austin Bar Association.
Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2017 is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to leading IP firms and lawyers. Managing Intellectual Property’s researchers in London, New York and Hong Kong collected market information, analyzed it and ranked firms in tiers, based on the feedback received from thousands of practitioners. To learn more, click here.