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Miller Canfield Attorney Reappointed to American Bar Association House of Delegates

April 12, 2006

The law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. announces that Marjory G. Basile, a principal in the Detroit office, has been re-appointed by the State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners to serve a two-year term on the Michigan delegation of the American Bar Association House of Delegates, the policy-making body of the association.

Basile is former leader of Miller Canfield’s Intellectual Property Group. Her extensive intellectual property practice includes trademark and copyright procurement, patent freedom to use opinions, U.S. PTO inter-party proceedings, licensing, infringement dispute resolution, including litigation, and business counseling regarding trade secrets, intellectual property audits, intellectual property ownership, protection issues, and E-commerce issues.

She received her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Detroit-Mercy, and a B.A. in journalism from Marygrove College. She has been registered to practice before the U.S. PTO since 1976.

Her professional memberships include the American Bar Association (ABA), State Bar of Michigan, Oakland County Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association, Michigan Intellectual Property Lawyers' Association, Software Patent Institute (Charter Member), American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Mortgage Bankers' Association Legal Issues Committee.

She resides in Birmingham, Michigan.

The 350-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Saginaw, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Naples and Pensacola, Florida, Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Warsaw, and Wroclaw, Poland.