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Attorney Jacob D. Koering Joins Miller Canfield in Chicago

November 9, 2015

CHICAGO, IL – The law firm of Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that Jacob D. Koering has joined the firm’s Chicago office as Senior Counsel to the Intellectual Property (IP) Group,  further expanding the firm's IP practice, which handles patent, trademark, copyright, technology transfer and trade secret counseling and litigation.

Prior to joining Miller Canfield, Jacob was a partner in the litigation department of Freeborn & Peters LLP, focusing his practice on intellectual property litigation and especially patent litigation. A registered patent attorney, Jacob has litigated more than 45 different patents, and engaged in litigation in a wide variety of technical areas.

“We’re delighted that Jacob has joined Miller Canfield. His experience and background in transactional work and patent and trademark prosecution complements the firm’s existing service offerings in intellectual property, as we continue to expand in Chicago.” said Mike McGee, CEO of Miller Canfield.

Jacob brings to the firm over 10 years of experience litigating IP issues throughout the United States, and has the breadth of experience to understand how companies can build and gain value from their portfolios now and protect them into the future. He received his J.D. cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and his B.S.Ch.E. from University of Wisconsin.

Miller Canfield’s Intellectual Property Group includes 25+ lawyers in Michigan, Illinois, Canada, Mexico, Poland and China offering legal expertise in patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and computer transactions, including comprehensive dispute resolution. Lawyers provide guidance and counsel in all phases of domestic and foreign patent procurement, licensing, and litigation, and assist in formulating IP strategies to protect innovation evolving from their research and development.

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