MBHB, a full-service intellectual property law firm, recently elected four new equity partners and promoted one associate to income partner. Alexander Georges, Aaron Gin, Ph.D., George “Trey” Lyons III, and Amir Shenouda, Ph.D., became equity partners with the firm, and Margot Wilson was promoted from associate to income partner.
Mr. Georges prepares and prosecutes patent applications in numerous technical fields, specializing in electrical engineering, computer hardware and software. Mr. Georges earned a J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, an MBA from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Gin prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign applications for patents and trademarks. He also advises clients on patent validity, infringement and patentability. Dr. Gin earned a J.D. from the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, a doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from Northwestern University, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Valparaiso University.
Mr. Lyons litigates and appeals intellectual property matters for clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. District Courts and U.S. Courts of Appeals. Mr. Lyons earned a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, a master’s degree in physics from the University of Mississippi, and bachelor’s degrees in physics and mathematics from the University of Mississippi.
Dr. Shenouda prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign applications for patents in the mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications and computer technology industries. He also provides validity, infringement and patentability analyses. Dr. Shenouda earned a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School (now the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law), a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Gannon University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the American University in Cairo.
Ms. Wilson works with clients across a range of industries, including medical devices, consumer electronics, mechanical, and computer science, to develop comprehensive intellectual property strategies and secure IP rights for complex systems and technologies. Ms. Wilson earned a J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in nuclear, plasma and radiological engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
“Alex, Aaron, Trey, Amir and Margot are trusted advisers to their clients on intellectual property matters,” said Daniel Pozdol, managing partner of MBHB. “Drawing on deep technical expertise, they all play a key role in helping clients secure IP rights and protect their innovations. I am honored to have them as partners.”
About McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP (MBHB) provides creative, pragmatic IP business solutions for Fortune 100 companies, midsize companies, startups, and academic institutions. Clients in the U.S. and abroad engage us to secure and enforce their intellectual property rights, from navigating patent office procedures to litigating complex infringement actions. Our attorneys are experienced in the procurement, licensing, enforcement, and defense of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition actions in a number of technological disciplines and product categories, including biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, cannabis, chemical, electrical, mechanical and materials, medical device and diagnostics, software and business methods, and telecommunications. Visit mbhb.com for more information on the firm.