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Jeremy D. Bisdorf
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC, Southfield
A partner in the Southfield and Ann Arbor offices of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, PC, Jeremy D. Bisdorf is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property and Corporate Practice Groups, specializing in intellectual property, information technology, electronic commerce, and general business law. He counsels clients on intellectual property matters, customer contracts, business formation issues, corporate governance, ownership transfers, and...View Full Bio

Michael Bloom
University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor
Michael Bloom, a professor of law, teaches contracts, business, and transactional law classes and directs the Transactional Lab and Clinic. Before joining the University of Michigan faculty, he was the cofounder of the Corporate Lab Transactional Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School. Mr. Bloom serves on the executive committee of the Association of American Law Schools and he...View Full Bio

Brendan B. Chard
The Modern Firm LLC, Ann Arbor
Brendan B. Chard is the owner of The Modern Firm, a website design and online marketing company for small law firms and solo attorneys. A frequent speaker at continuing legal education and bar association functions around the country, he presents on website creation for law firms, law firm technology, and Internet marketing. Mr. Chard and his company have worked with...View Full Bio

Jennifer Ann Dukarski
Butzel Long, Ann Arbor
Jennifer Ann Dukarski practices in the areas of technology, intellectual property, and communications, where she focuses on assisting clients in securing and protecting their technology and brand. Her clients include companies in the health care, automotive, and digital media industries. Ms. Dukarski covers issues such as the Internet of Things (IOT), disruptive technology, infotainment systems, connected and autonomous cars, and...View Full Bio

Ashley Tenell Lee
Kendra Law Firm, Detroit

Daniel W. Linna, Jr.
Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing
Daniel W. Linna, Jr., brings extensive experience in private practice to the law school. He joined Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn in 2005, after clerking for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge James L. Ryan, Sixth Circuit. He was a partner in Honigman’s litigation department. Mr. Linna has significant experience litigating and resolving complex commercial, contract, and bankruptcy disputes and has...View Full Bio

Odey K. Meroueh
Meroueh & Hallman LLP, Dearborn
Odey K. Meroueh, co-founder of the firm, is the chair of the State Bar of Michigan's Solo and Small Firm Section. He is also chair of the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division (Solo and Small Firm Section). Mr. Meroueh was selected as a 2017 and 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star. He received his JD from Washington University School of...View Full Bio

Joseph R. Morrison, Jr.
Bodman PLC, Detroit
Joseph R. Morrison, Jr., is an associate at Bodman, PLC, and focuses on representing start-up companies and venture capital firms. He has experience in a wide range of matters from formation to financing to general operational concerns related to insurance and employment issues. Mr. Morrison also represents clients in intellectual property matters, including trademark registration, maintenance, and renewal; enforcement and...View Full Bio

James J. Prescott
Univ. of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor
James J. Prescott, a professor of law and codirector of both the Empirical Legal Studies Center and Program in Law and Economics, teaches courses in criminal law and procedure, labor and employment law, negotiation, and law and economics. He is the principal investigator of the University of Michigan Online Court Project, which uses technology to help people facing warrants, fines,...View Full Bio

Hope V. Shovein
Brooks Kushman PC, Southfield
Hope V. Shovein focuses her practice on the procurement and enforcement of trademark rights. Her work encompasses managing domestic and international trademark portfolios; trademark clearance searches and opinions; drafting and negotiating agreements; preparing and responding to cease and desist letters; and representing clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as litigation. She...View Full Bio

Jeffrey E. Kirkey
ICLE Advisory Board Liaison
Jeffrey E. Kirkey joined ICLE in 1998 and now directs the development and implementation of ICLE's education services, including major events, hands-on training, on-demand seminars, contract services, and online initiatives. He also teaches technology-related programs. Before joining ICLE, Mr. Kirkey worked at a small law firm in Ann Arbor and headed a computer consulting firm specializing in helping law offices....View Full Bio
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Hope V. Shovein
Brooks Kushman PC
Hope V. Shovein focuses her practice on the procurement and enforcement of trademark rights. Her work encompasses managing domestic and international trademark portfolios; trademark clearance searches and opinions; drafting and negotiating agreements; preparing and responding...