Please join members of FLENER IP & BUSINESS LAW at the 140th INTA Annual Conference in Seattle Washington from May 19-23. Please reach out to schedule a time to chat! We look forward to seeing you there.
Bryna Dahlin, Partner
FLIP is thrilled to announce that Bryna has joined forces with FLIP as a partner. Here is a little background...
Bryna counsels companies in established and emerging industries at all stages of development.
Bryna also oversees litigation and dispute resolution for Flener IP & Business Law clients. She is a highly experienced litigator, zealously advocating for her clients in federal and state courts at both the trial court and appellate levels. Past representations include prominent domestic and foreign food, beverage, pharmaceutical, entertainment, advertising and consumer product companies. She is a member of the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois.
Bryna is also widely known for effectively navigating the cutting-edge legal issues present in the fast-growing cannabis industry. Her clients range from growers, distributors, product manufacturers and ancillary businesses to outside investors and traditional companies impacted by cannabis laws. Bryna also advises on issues of regulatory compliance; risk avoidance; interplay between state and federal law; contracts and licensing; advertising and product packaging; and intellectual property.
Clients praise Bryna’s effective communication skills, cultural understanding, and proven ability to get outstanding results. Bryna was recognized for her legal acumen in 2013 by the National Law Journal, which named her as one of Chicago’s “40 Under 40,” and she has been named an Illinois “Super Lawyer” or “Rising Star” since 2010. In the spring of 2016, she taught Illinois’ first cannabis law course at Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Bryna was previously a partner at a prominent international law firm, where she handled high-stakes litigation for Fortune 500 companies. Bryna received her B.S. in Journalism (1997) and her J.D., magna cum laude (2000), from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is licensed to practice in Illinois.
ELAINE RAMESH, Partner, to attend the Chicago Women in IP Girl Scout IP Patch Event, sponsored by FLIPIn Community Service Posted
Elaine Ramesh, Partner, to attend the ChiWIP Girl Scout IP Patch event yet again this year, February 24, 2018 at Vernon Hills Gathering Place, Vernon Hills.
Join Zareefa B. Flener, FLIP managing partner, for a short overview of intellectual property in the cannabis space for the Illinois Cannabis Bar Association February 22, 2018, at Ice Miller, 200 W. Madison Street, Suite 3500, Chicago IL 60606.
Zareefa to moderate at the Chicago Chapter of OPEN's Annual Business conference, Saturday October 21, 2017Posted
Zareefa, Manager of FLIP and Board Member of the OPEN Chicago chapter, will be moderating a session with Rida Khan at the 2017 Annual Business Conferene OPEN, on October 21, 2017. http://open-chicago.org/event-2645658
Rida is one of the leading women in media owning Maxim TV and Addicted Brands which is a holding company owning such brands as Ed Hardy Eyewear, Judith Ripka, and David Yurman. Rida also heads entertainment and lifestyle at Sinclair Broadcasting which controls more than 450 TV stations countrywide, while finding time for charity work directly helping the U.N.'s Secretary General and Fashion 4 Development.
Meet Flener IP Law in Shanghai (and the area) or Beijing from October 24-31. Connect via WeChat Mei_Hui_Chicago.
FLIP to play golf with Cardinal Intellectual Property in Kiawah Island, South Carolina October 11-14Posted
Kiawah has hosted various major golf tournaments such as the Ryder Cup and the PGA Championship, and is home to the famous Ocean Course.
Zareefa B. Flener, Manager Flener IP Law, will travel to Dubai to enjoy an afternoon of golf with our client IL&FS , an infrastructure development and finance company, with impressive and famous projects including Asia's longest tunnel, Chenani-Nashri Tunnel.
FLIP will also participate in the colleagues from around the globe in the Vistra UAE Golf Tournament at the Els Club. Zareefa can be reached at the Sofitel Dubai Downtown and invites you to contact her should you find yourself in the area.
Thereafter, FLIP will travel to Italy to meet with our esteemed colleagues at Studio Ferrario in Roma, ACAPPI in Bologna, and with the head of tech transfer at politecnico de milano (ranked in the top 20 universities worldwide).