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Four DeWitt Intellectual Property Attorneys Included in Managing Intellectual Property Magazine’s 2022 List of IP Stars

GREEN BAY |MADISON | MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS – Today DeWitt LLP law firm announced the inclusion of four of its attorneys in the 2022 Intellectual Property (IP) Stars list of recommended IP practitioners, as released by Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars.

The IP Stars are private practice IP professionals who have been recommended by their peers and clients.  DeWitt and its attorneys David Biek, Joseph Miotke, Charles Sara, and Christopher Scherer are listed as top patent and trademark practitioners in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Biek practices from the firm’s Minneapolis office and specializes in Business Transactions, Intellectual Property, International Law, Non-Infringement and Patentability Opinions, Due Diligence, and Patent Litigation.  Biek is listed as both a Patent and Trademark Star.  He earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University Law School and a B.S.E. from Princeton.

Miotke is the co-chair of DeWitt’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm’s Greater Milwaukee office.  He specializes in Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Litigation, and Patent Litigation.  Miotke is recognized as a Patent Star.  He earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Marquette University Law School and a B.S. from Marquette University.

Sara practices from DeWitt’s Madison office and specializes in Intellectual Property and International Law.  Sara is recognized as a Patent Star.  He earned a J.D., from George Mason University Law School and a B.A. from the University of North Carolina.

Scherer is an Executive Committee Member at DeWitt and a co-chair of its Intellectual Property Practice Group and practices from DeWitt’s Greater Milwaukee office.  He specializes in Intellectual Property and International Law.  Scherer is listed as both a Patent and Trademark Star.  He earned a J.D. from the University of Illinois – Chicago School of Law and a B.S. from Marquette University.

Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS is the leading international specialist guide to IP firms and practitioners worldwide.  Managing IP has been researching and ranking firms since 1996.  IP STARS research, rankings, and analysis provides independent and impartial accreditation across 151 jurisdictions, covering 1,645 firms and 7,100 practitioners.  In the previous 12 months over 175,000 IP professionals have utilized the platform to research, verify, and recruit new IP practitioners and firms globally.

About the Author

Michelle joined DeWitt in January 2011 as the Director of Marketing. She is responsible for the marketing, communication and business development efforts of the firm.

She has more than 20 years of experience in the legal marketing industry.  Michelle is a proud veteran of the United States Army Military Intelligence Corps where she served four years on active duty as an Arabic Linguist, with an emphasis in Egyptian dialect.

For more information about this article please contact Michelle Friedman, Marketing Director, by email or by phone at (262) 754-2877.

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