Dennemeyer & Associates United States welcomes three new attorneys
The United States is one of the most important and essential markets globally in the area of Intellectual Property. Dennemeyer & Associates assists their clients in all phases of IP generation and management. Based on the experience and expertise of the new Director, Victoria Friedman, the US office meets the needs of their clients and supports them to establish sophisticated IPR portfolios. Recently, the US law firm office welcomed three new attorneys.
"Our greatest assets are our people and I am thrilled with the quality of the lawyers we just hired," said Victoria Friedman, Director of Dennemeyer & Associates US. “The recent hiring of three new attorneys and several paralegals reflects the continued growth of our office in the US and will help us meet the demands of our growing client base."
Dennemeyer & Associates US assists more and more clients with trademark and patent prosecutions. Clients of Dennemeyer & Associates can rely on a global IP law firm with offices around the world and a robust network of agents. The new attorneys will provide legal guidance on diverse IP matters, from patents and trademarks to risk evaluation and global portfolio management.
"We are happy to further build upon our strong foundation in the US with the addition of new talented attorneys," said Dr. Robert Fichter, Managing Director at Dennemeyer & Associates. "They will broaden our services to our many national and international clients and we proudly welcome them into the fold."
Dennemeyer offers a unique value proposition allowing clients a single point of contact to coordinate and manage IP on a global basis. This allows clients to optimize productivity in their departments and free up valuable resources.
The new attorneys include:
Michael McGovern’s practice focuses primarily on trademark matters. Michael has a JD from DePaul University College of Law, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing & Sales. He is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois.
Ana Skoumal’s practice focuses primarily on trademark and patent prosecution matters. She is a member of the patent bar and the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois. Ana has a JD from Western Michigan University and B.S. in Biology with a Zoology concentration from Michigan State University. Ana also speaks Spanish, Mandarin and Hindi.
Michael Gray's practice focuses primarily on trademark matters. Michael has a JD and Certificate in Patent Law from DePaul University College of Law and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a member of the patent bar and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
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