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Michigan IP Inn of Court names Honigman’s Anessa Owen Kramer as President and Emily Tait as Treasurer

June 14, 2016


Susan Sherbow
T: 313.465.7048

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is pleased to announce that Anessa Owen Kramer, a partner in the firm’s Trademark and Copyright Practice Group, was elected President of the Michigan Intellectual Property Inn of Court by its members for the 2016-2017 cycle. The organization’s mission is to foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility and legal skills in intellectual property.  The Inn also elected Honigman’s Emily Tait, a partner in the firm’s IP Litigation Practice Group, as its Treasurer.

Kramer represents a number of owners of famous and well-known trademarks in procuring, enforcing and protecting their global brands. She has received numerous professional accolades, including Crain’s 40 Under 40 in 2007 and one of the Top 25 Women Business Lawyers in Michigan by Michigan Super Lawyers for 2014 and 2015. She was named one of Managing Intellectual Property magazine’s “Top 250 Women in Intellectual Property in the U.S.” in 2013 and one of its IP Stars every year since 2013. Kramer is regularly featured in The Best Lawyers in America, DBusiness magazinesTop Lawyers,” and in the World Trademark Review’s The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

Kramer earned a J.D., with honors, from George Washington University Law School and a B.A., with honors, from Michigan State University.

Tait is the co-chair of Honigman’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group and concentrates her practice on resolving complex intellectual property disputes involving diverse technologies and industries.  She has been recognized as a Top Lawyer by DBusiness and a Rising Star by Michigan Super Lawyers

Tait earned a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, a B.S., with distinction,from the University of Michigan, and an LL.M, with highest honors, from the University of Turin (Italy).