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Miller Canfield Attorney Named to American Bar Association Litigation Leadership Team

August 9, 2002

Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. announces that Marjory Basile has been named to the American Bar Association's (ABA) Section of Litigation 2002-2003 leadership team, where she will serve as co-chair of the Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation committee.

ABA Section of Litigation committee members draft model rules, develop standards, and comment on proposed legislation. Members of the IP Litigation committee are responsible for issues relating to patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and the Internet--ranging from technical products to artistic works. The past four years, Basile has served as co-chair of the Regional Meetings Subcommittee of the IP Litigation Committee for the Section of Litigation.

Basile resides in Miller Canfield's Detroit office and leads the IP practice group and is a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. She frequently speaks on intellectual property-related topics and her written work has been featured in publications such as A Practical Guide to

E-Business and Employment Relations Today.

She is active in numerous associations including the State Bar of Michigan, where she is commissioner-at-large and member of the IP and Computer law sections, Oakland County Bar

Association, American Arbitration Association, Michigan IP Lawyers' Association, and American

IP Property Law Association. She is also a member of the Qualifications Review Committee for the Federal Eastern District of Michigan (2001), Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Detroit VIII, Visiting Nurse Association, and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Basile is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She joined Miller Canfield in 1979 and became a principal in 1986. She graduated summa cum laude in 1979 from the University of Detroit Law School and received a B.A. in Journalism in 1963 from Marygrove College.

She resides in Birmingham.

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