SOURCE: Brinks Gilson & Lione


November 06, 2013 12:32 ET

Brinks Trademark Attorney Mary Squyres Named to Top 250 Women in IP by Managing Intellectual Property

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 06, 2013) - Mary M. Squyres, a trademark attorney and shareholder at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, has been listed in the inaugural edition of IP Stars - Top 250 Women in IP. This definitive guide to the leading female intellectual property attorneys in the United States is published by Managing Intellectual Property, a leading source of news and analysis on intellectual property developments worldwide.

Attorneys appearing in Top 250 Women in IP were chosen based upon the rankings of the 2013 edition of IP Stars, a list of individuals with outstanding reputations in particular practice areas, researched between June 2012 and April 2013. That research included thousands of interviews and surveys by IP partners and law firms across the United States, with the most prominent female attorneys from that process making up the Top 250 Women in IP. Ms. Squyres is one of only 18 nominees from the state of Illinois.

Mary Squyres is a 30-year veteran in international trademark matters; she also chairs Brinks' international trademark practice. She has deep experience with international trademark litigation, licensing and prosecution, including developing international filing strategies, negotiating worldwide mutual co-existence agreements, and adopting effective enforcement strategies to defend her clients' marks and prevent infringements. Ms. Squyres works with leading clients in transportation, consumer retail, the food industry, and in academia, and has managed numerous trademark actions in more than a dozen jurisdictions in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Brinks Gilson & Lione has more than 160 attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents who specialize in intellectual property, making it one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them identify, protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property. Brinks lawyers provide expertise in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. The Brinks team includes lawyers with advanced degrees in all fields of technology and science. Based in Chicago, Brinks has offices in Washington, D.C., Research Triangle Park, N.C., Ann Arbor, Detroit, Salt Lake City and Indianapolis. More information is at

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