Bodman Recognized in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2016
Bodman PLC is pleased to announce the firm has been ranked “Highly Recommended” in Trademark Law and “Recommended” in Intellectual Property Law in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2016. In addition, attorney Susan M. Kornfield, a member of the firm’s High Technology, Intellectual Property, and Workplace Law practice groups, has been selected as a “Trademark Star.”
The research conducted for the list took place over a six month period (October to March) and in more than 70 jurisdictions, including the most active for IP protection, exploitation and enforcement. The list is based on market feedback and other independent information obtained by the publisher’s team of researchers; no practitioner can pay for inclusion or ask colleagues for recommendations.
Kornfield assists clients in intellectual property matters, including information systems acquisition, copyrights, trademarks, e-commerce, noncompete agreements and other post-employment restrictions, and protection against economic espionage. She handles transactional and litigation matters and has been lead counsel in national intellectual property litigation. She is Chair of Bodman’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and has been a member of the firm’s Executive Committee for many years. Kornfield has been listed in Best Lawyers in America 2016, Michigan Super Lawyers 2016, and Dbusiness “Top Lawyers” 2016.
In the firm’s profile, Bodman attorneys were recognized by a financial services client as “very competent and responsive.” Susan, who practices in the firm’s Ann Arbor office, was described as “very knowledgeable and customer-oriented” by a client, while a peer called her “one of the preeminent copyright experts in the Midwest.”