Kameron F. Bonner Named Associate

Rader, Fishman & Grauer is pleased to announce that Kameron F. Bonner has been named associate attorney at its Bloomfield Hills, MI office. Bonner’s primary focus is preparing and prosecuting patents of both mechanical and electrical in nature.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Bonner worked as a law clerk at Rader, Fishman & Grauer where he gained valuable experience in many areas of … [Read more...]

Michael Fishman & Michael Stewart Named To List of Best Lawyers® 2014

Michael D. Fishman and Michael B. Stewart, founding partners of Rader, Fishman & Grauer have been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2014. Both Fishman and Stewart have been recognized on the list of Best Lawyers in America previously. Fishman has managed the filing, prosecution and maintenance of thousands of trademark applications and registrations worldwide. Last … [Read more...]

Michael B. Stewart Receives AIPLA Award

Michael Stewart was recently recognized by the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and presented with an AIPLA Project Award.  Stewart received the AIPLA Project Award in recognition of his outstanding service to AIPLA, particularly his leadership of the World IP Day celebration across the United States to educate the public on the importance of intellectual property in … [Read more...]

RFG Welcomes Barbara L. Mandell as Partner in Bloomfield Hills

Rader, Fishman & Grauer is pleased to announce that Barbara Mandell has joined its Bloomfield Hills, MI office as a partner. Barbara L. Mandell, an IP litigator and commercial arbitrator, began her career as a staff attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition, in Washington, DC, investigating, litigating and trying antitrust cases of national significance. Rader, Fishman … [Read more...]

Michael Fishman and Michael Stewart Named Michigan Super Lawyers 2013

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, September 6, 2013 — Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC, a leading national intellectual property law firm, is pleased to congratulate Partners Michael D. Fishman and Michael B. Stewart on being selected to the 2013 Michigan Super Lawyers® list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive … [Read more...]

Melissa R. Atherton Joins Rader, Fishman & Grauer as Associate Attorney in Bloomfield Hills

Atherton's practice will focus on domestic trademark prosecution, trademark enforcement and U.S. Patent and Trademark proceedings. Prior to joining Rader, Fishman & Grauer, Atherton was an English language instructor for corporate executives in South Korea before completing internships at two Michigan law firms. Atherton is a member of the State Bar of Michigan. She is also a member of the … [Read more...]

The new Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) application round is complete –

The new Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) application round is complete, and the list of new gTLD strings and applicants can be found here.  More than 1900 applications for gTLDs were filed (some overlap) and examples are  .google, .apple, .hotel, .beer, .app. Brand owners should immediately review this list to see if any of the applied-for gTLDs are identical or similar to their trademarks, … [Read more...]

Doug LaLone to Moderate ACG IP Roundtable

Now You Buy It. Now You Don't: The Truth Behind Intellectual Property DueDiligence 7 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2012 The panel will discuss:   Taking the mystery out of IP for PE and VC firms can be a daunting task. But those who embrace IP and use IP to increase the value of their portfolio companies, are increasing their returns and set themselves apart from the competition. PE and VC firms … [Read more...]

FREE SEMINAR: How Private Equity Firms Can Effectively Use Intellectual Property to Increase the Value of Their Portfolio Holdings

Hosted by:Partner Doug LaLone Who should attend:   PEs interested in guidance on effectively using Intellectual Property. What is Intellectual Property (IP)? How is IP important to your business? Pitfalls of not sufficiently protecting your IP. Developing an IP strategy for your holding companies. How to align the IP strategy to your business strategy. Pitfalls of not doing … [Read more...]

USPTO Announces New Satellite Office to Open in Detroit

"The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced on Jan. 11, 2012 that it has concluded a five-year lease agreement through the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Great Lakes Region for a 31,000 square foot space to be located at 300 River Place Dr. in Detroit, Michigan 48207. The building, listed on the National Historic Registry, was the former home to Parke-Davis … [Read more...]