PHOENIX – Some new titles in the field of intellectual property law:
- The law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP has named Greg Collins, pictured above, as partner in their commercial litigation section. Collins will head the trial practice group. He joins Dorsey from Kercsmar, Collins & O’Hara PLLC, where he led the firm’s intellectual property practice. He received his J.D. and B.A. from the University of Arizona.
- Patrick M. Ryan, the head of the BartkoZankel law firm’s litigation practice and chair of its IP and brand protection and antitrust groups was named as a “Top Intellectual Property Lawyer” in California by the Daily Journal. The list recognizes California lawyers who made the most significant contributions to intellectual property law in the last year. Ryan made news in 2022, when he filed suit on behalf of Nicky Laatz in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging that the font designer’s work “Blooming Elegant Trio” was improperly used on the Zazzle website.
- The White Plains, N.Y. firm Leason Ellis recently promoted Matthew Frisbee, Henry Gabathuler, and Michelle Levin to partner. They also welcomed new associate Tatsuya Adachi. Frisbee holds degrees from The George Washington University and the Washington & Lee University School of Law (J.D., 2007). Gabathuler holds degrees from Lafayette College (B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2007). Levin holds degrees from the University of Michigan and Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2007).