Six New Associates Join Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione – American Law News

CHICAGO – September 18 2009 – – Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., is pleased to announce that six new associates have joined the firm. The new associates are as follows.

Yuezhong Feng, Ph.D. has been a scientific advisor and a summer associate with Brinks. Dr. Feng received a B.S. in chemistry from Peking University in Beijing, China, and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Chicago. He received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.

Christian B.E. Hines received a B.S. in computer science from Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science in St. Louis, MO. While finishing his J.D. at Washington University School of Law, Mr. Hines was a summer associate with the firm in 2008.

Carolyn M. Rowe joins the firm with a B.A. in biology from Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH, and a J.D. from the Roger Williams University School of Law. Ms. Rowe was a 2008 summer associate with the firm.

Jeremy S. Snodgrass rejoins the firm after spending the summer of 2008 as a summer associate at Brinks. Mr. Snodgrass earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the Seattle University School of Law.

Tiffany D. Walker, a former summer associate in 2008, received a B.S. in finance from Indiana University and a J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law.

Tyler W. Webb earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas. He received his J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Webb was a 2008 summer associate with the firm.

Founded in 1917, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione is based in Chicago with five additional offices across the country serving the intellectual property needs of clients from around the world. The firm is one of the largest IP law firms in the country, with more than 180 attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents specializing in intellectual property litigation and all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, unfair competition, intellectual asset management, and technology and licensing agreements. Brinks routinely handles assignments in fields as diverse as electrical, chemical, mechanical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, nanotechnology, Internet and computer technology, as well as in trademarks and brand names for a wide variety of products and services. For more information, visit

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